console table


Definition of 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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Recent Examples on the Web Display the clay knots on a console table or use all three to style a bookshelf. Sarah Martens, Better Homes & Gardens, "How to Make Decorative Polymer Clay Knots," 27 Apr. 2021 This Samantha Vintage console table is made with pine wood and has a soothing light-gray finish. Sanah Faroke, Better Homes & Gardens, "12 Charming French-Country Home Accessories You Can Shop on Amazon," 10 Apr. 2021 The lowest-effort option for cable management is to purchase a cable box: a bread-sized container with a surge protector that lives under your desk or console table. Cecilia D'anastasio, Wired, "The Lazy Gamer’s Guide to Cable Management," 8 Apr. 2021 Cost Plus World Market has a midcentury modern-style walnut brown Ashlyn bookshelf ($299.99) that can also be used as a console table or media stand. oregonlive, "Donate, declutter, get organized: Make room for a relaxing spring," 28 Mar. 2021 Entry Console Table Carve out an entryway by placing a slim console table against a wall near the door. Katie Bandurski, Better Homes & Gardens, "15 Stealthy Ways to Fake an Entryway in a Tight Space," 25 Mar. 2021 In the lobby, seven gigantic vases of fresh peonies the size of softballs stood arrayed on a console table under a crystal chandelier. Adele M. Stan, The New Republic, "Insurrectionist in Chief," 10 Mar. 2021 Instead, two simple candles sat atop a console table. Amy Mackelden, Harper's BAZAAR, "Duchess Meghan and Prince Harry's Neighbors Reportedly Include Gwyneth Paltrow & Ariana Grande," 7 Mar. 2021 The square quartz stone catchall ($69) from Pottery Barn is eight inches wide and would add an elegant, modern touch on a console table in the entry. Washington Post, "No mudroom, no problem: Solutions for a functional and beautiful home entry," 14 Jan. 2021

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First Known Use of console table

1807, in the meaning defined above

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7 May 2021

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“Console table.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 May. 2021.

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