bag table

noun

: a small light worktable with one or two drawers the lower of which forms a frame from which is suspended a bag for needlework

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1934, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bag table was circa 1934

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“Bag table.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bag%20table. Accessed 3 Dec. 2022.

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