gateleg table

noun
gate·​leg table | \ ˈgāt-ˌleg- How to pronounce gateleg table (audio) , -ˌlāg- \

Definition of gateleg table

: a table with drop leaves supported by movable paired legs

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Recent Examples on the Web Look at that old English gateleg table by the sofa. Christine Pittel, House Beautiful, "Designing a Natural and Modern House in Sonoma," 3 Mar. 2014

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First Known Use of gateleg table

1926, in the meaning defined above

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“Gateleg table.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gateleg%20table. Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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