card table


Definition of card table

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

Examples of card table in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Bond at a high-stakes card table, facing down a bad guy like Le Chiffre, pausing only to dispatch of some terrorists in a stairwell? David Fear, Rolling Stone, 8 Oct. 2021 Dignitaries sat on card table chairs behind him for a brief ceremony before a state legislator picked up a ceremonial golden bucket and dumped a load of finger-sized cohos into the river. Dan Egan,, 2 Sep. 2021 Then there are others who love cards and a card table is needed. Chris Hachey, BGR, 26 May 2021 The four friends sat at the card table, dealing the tiles. Washington Post, 19 May 2021 On Tuesday, Joy Colbert sat at a card table on 5th Street next to a woman grinding marijuana buds in a small hand grinder. Gale Holland Staff Writer, Los Angeles Times, 22 Apr. 2021 Mama plucks a Bartles & Jaymes out of a cooler and sways to Stevie Wonder; Daddy mixes a screwdriver at the card table before the next hand of spades. Dawnie Walton, Bon Appétit, 20 Apr. 2021 The book’s drama unfolds at the card table — the rivers, the flops, the risks and consequences — in a way that jolts adrenaline regardless of your familiarity with the game. Washington Post, 11 Apr. 2021 Malone, a lifelong educator in the public school system, bought each of her three sons a card table. Dana Hunsinger Benbow, The Indianapolis Star, 27 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of card table

1711, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of card table was in 1711

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20 Oct 2021

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“Card table.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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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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