gateleg table


gate·​leg table ˈgāt-ˌleg- How to pronounce gateleg table (audio)
: a table with drop leaves supported by movable paired legs

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Examples of gateleg table in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In a home designed by Ken Fulk, the gateleg table and English chairs are from the 19th century, the billiard light fixture is antique, and the mural of Provincetown Harbor was painted by Rafael Arana. Anna Fixsen, ELLE Decor, 23 Jan. 2023 Look at that old English gateleg table by the sofa. Christine Pittel, House Beautiful, 3 Mar. 2014

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Word History

First Known Use

1926, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of gateleg table was in 1926

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“Gateleg table.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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