from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A table with a leaf or flap which can be turned up or down; also, an extension-table, that is, one with leaves which can be slipped in or out to vary its size.
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He let his gaze wander from the sofa to the leaf-table, from the leaf-table to the fireplace.
On a leaf-table at the side of the room a number of gold and silver ornaments were displayed.
By the fireplace was a leaf-table; round the walls were wooden brackets, with iron sockets for the reception of torches; and at the foot of the bed, which stood with its side to the wall, was a fine chest of carved ebony.
Downstairs there is more though there are no chairs and tables, unless a leaf-table in the wall, which lets down, can go by that name.
A large chest beside the bed held all Dorothy's possessions, and a leaf-table which would let down was fixed to the wall under a mirror.
In a corner close to the entrance stood another door, which Rose opened after she had set up the leaf-table and put the candle upon it.