card table


Definition of card table

: a table designed for playing cards especially : a square table with folding legs

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While the sandwich was born of aristocratic decadence – a way of feeding the eponymous Earl at the card table – the doner kebab was an entrepreneurial by-product of the Wirtschaftwunder, the West German economic boom. 1843, "Don’t knock the doner kebab," 10 July 2019 Chairs are lined atop a sandbar in the middle of the Kapamba, a card table serves as a makeshift bar, and popcorn explodes from a pan on the fire. Ken Geiger, National Geographic, "Why walking safaris are the best way to see wildlife," 17 June 2019 Pitch a small tent in the backyard or on your deck, or drape a sheet over a picnic table or card table. Donna Erickson, Twin Cities, "Donna Erickson: Tips and ideas for summer play all day, every day," 13 June 2019 Consider baskets, bookshelves, drinks trays, and card tables. Monique Valeris, ELLE Decor, "Here's How to Pull Off an Eclectic Decorating Style," 17 Aug. 2018 The card room furniture, which includes a square card table and five chairs, is original to the house and may be included in the sale, Marc Fleishhacker said. Katherine Clarke, WSJ, "The Estate That Wants to Be Silicon Valley’s Priciest Home," 18 Oct. 2018 Meanwhile, the couple’s two children, eight-year-old Trevor, Jr., and six-year-old Blaise, turned the vintage card table in the corner into a stage for their Legos. Sara Ruffin Costello, ELLE Decor, "A New Orleans Manse is Given New Life with a Fashionable Pizzazz," 26 Oct. 2018 The auditoriums set up for bridge are hushed, dotted with dozens of card tables with four players at each. Stephen Wade, Fox News, "Playing bridge at the Asian Games: 'Athletics of the mind'," 22 Aug. 2018 That was before petition circulating intensified this past spring; vendors were told in March they would be paid $3 per signature — higher than many of the other proposals found on card tables set up outside stores and other public areas. John Myers,, "Radical plan to split California into three states earns spot on November ballot," 13 June 2018

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First Known Use of card table

1711, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of card table

: a small table that is used for playing card games and that often has legs that fold up

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