card table


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

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web That includes a gourmet kitchen with Viking appliances so guests can cook together; a game room for kids (and kids at heart) with air hockey, a card table, and an Xbox; and a bar for the adults in a separate room. Stacey Leasca, Travel + Leisure, 16 Feb. 2023 At first, their office was furnished with a card table and cardboard file cabinets. James R. Hagerty, WSJ, 5 Oct. 2022 One Sunday afternoon, a few decades back, Whitney Houston walked across the grass of Tampa Bay Stadium, stepped on to a small stage the size of a card table, and set a new standard for the way the American national anthem is performed. Katie Donbavand, Glamour, 26 Dec. 2022 Akhmetov’s first real success was at the card table. Kostiantyn Khudov, Washington Post, 8 Dec. 2022 Shaun Aguano sat on a folding chair behind a card table in a cramped room in the bowels of Arizona Stadium, addressing the media as is customary after a game. Michelle Gardner, The Arizona Republic, 26 Nov. 2022 As a child, she wasn’t allowed into the kitchen, where a wood-burning stove spat flames and ash under a wok the size of a card table. Tejal Rao, New York Times, 11 Oct. 2022 Rounding it all off is the Games Room in the attic, complete with a card table and a turret ceiling. Elise Taylor, Vogue, 7 Oct. 2022 With a card table, a few chairs, some cardboard file cabinets, and one client—Nike. oregonlive, 1 Oct. 2022 See More

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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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Mar. 2023.

Kids Definition

card table

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

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