Pembroke table

noun

Pem·​broke table ˈpem-ˌbrōk- How to pronounce Pembroke table (audio) -ˌbru̇k- How to pronounce Pembroke table (audio)
: a small 4-legged table originating in the Georgian period and having two drop leaves and a drawer

Word History

Etymology

Pembroke, Wales

First Known Use

1778, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Pembroke table was in 1778

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“Pembroke table.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pembroke%20table. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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