console table


: a table fixed to a wall with its top supported by consoles or front legs
broadly : a table designed to fit against a wall

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Examples of console table in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Find it on Amazon Organize Your Space With This Console Behind The Sofa The narrow console table is designed to fit in tight spaces and offers multiple charging ports, providing functionality and convenience. Poppy Morgan, Rolling Stone, 2 Nov. 2023 Decorate an entryway console table with a few pumpkins and natural decor elements to welcome fall guests to your home. Emily Vanschmus, Better Homes & Gardens, 26 Oct. 2023 This Elegant Console Behind Your Sofa The narrow console table not only provides added counter space but also offers a multitude of charging opportunities, fitting perfectly between your sofa and a wall. Samantha Booth, Rolling Stone, 11 Oct. 2023 Designer Caitlin Wilson—the queen of all-things pretty—cleverly converted her living room console table into its own mantel moment, complete with a wreath and coordinating stockings. Anna Fixsen, ELLE Decor, 11 Aug. 2023 Look for items like console tables, benches, or stools that can stand alone against a wall, or in a corner, as a functional piece of art. Jessica Bennett, Better Homes & Gardens, 2 Aug. 2023 Display it over the mantle, a console table, or on the stove hood. Stephanie Osmanski, Southern Living, 3 Sep. 2023 In other words, a glass console table might be more suited for a contemporary look, whereas a distressed wood console table works for a rustic or farmhouse vibe. L. Daniela Alvarez, Better Homes & Gardens, 31 July 2023 In this Ariel Okin– designed New York apartment, a scalloped console table and whimsical lamps soften the room's architecture. Hadley Mendelsohn, House Beautiful, 22 Aug. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1807, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of console table was in 1807

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“Console table.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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