console table

noun

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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His personal collection includes everything from a vintage fossil stone and velvet bench, to an antique Chinese console table to sleek dining room chairs. Lindsey Desimone, ELLE Decor, "Decorate Your Home Like It's A 'Million Dollar Listing'," 19 Aug. 2015 Sofa, 100″ Macalester in Vance Charcoal; coffee table, Rand; ottomans, Lind Cowhide Cocktail #529109; console table, Linear; floor lamp, Tri-plex—Room & Board;roomandboard.com. House Beautiful, "October 2016 Product Guide," 8 Sep. 2016 This one from Wayfair doubles as a console table when not in use. Emily Heller, Curbed, "10 dining room tables under $1,000," 29 June 2018 Take a minimal console table and remix it to your liking with panels in blush tones etched in a chevron pattern, then continue on and swap out its knobs and pegs. Lilah Ramzi, Vogue, "5 Companies That Will Make Your Ikea Furniture Seem Custom-Made," 13 June 2018 Get the look: In the living room, the textured console table is from Noir, the light fixture is by Arteriors and the sculpture is from Moe's Home Collection. Kelsey Kloss, ELLE Decor, "Tour A Modern House That Pulls Off Black Walls With Flair," 23 Aug. 2016 There's a fun red centerpiece on the coffee table, along with string lights on the console table. Kate Storey, House Beautiful, "People Are Freaking Out Over Britney Spears' Incredible Christmas Tree," 1 Dec. 2017 The console table anchors the window wall while two recessed ceiling fixtures wash it in light at night. Norman Kolpas, ELLE Decor, "Candice Olson's Divine Design: Bedtime Story," 5 July 2012 The curvilinear lines of the Art Deco movement (like legs of a console table) became important to balance out the strong geometric patterns. Jill Sell, cleveland.com, "The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s can inspire a bit of the Roaring 20s in our own homes," 21 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of console table

1807, in the meaning defined above

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