Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An object of amusement at table; the butt of a table.

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Examples

  • Help to search my house this one time: if I find not what I seek, show no colour for my extremity; let me for ever be your table-sport; let them say of me, ‘As jealous as Ford, that searched a hollow walnut for his wife’s leman.

    Act IV. Scene II. The Merry Wives of Windsor

  • If I find not what I seek, show no colour for my extremity; let me for ever be your table-sport; let them say of me, 'As jealous as Ford, Chat searched a hollow walnut for his wife's leman.'

    The Merry Wives of Windsor

  • If I find not what I seek, show no colour for my extremity; let me for ever be your table-sport; let them say of me 'As jealous as Ford, that searched

    The Merry Wives of Windsor

  • If I find not what I seek, show no colour for my extremity; let me for ever be your table-sport; let them say of me, ‘As jealous as Ford, Chat searched a hollow walnut for his wife’s leman.’

    The Merry Wives of Windsor

  • If I find not what I seek, show no colour for my extremity; let me for ever be your table-sport; let them say of me, ‘As jealous as Ford, that searched a hollow walnut for his wife’s 145 leman.’

    The Merry Wives of Windsor The Works of William Shakespeare [Cambridge Edition] [9 vols.]

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