card table

noun

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

Examples of card table in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

1709, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of card table was in 1709

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“Card table.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/card%20table. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition

card table

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

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