head table

noun

Definition of head table

  1. :  the table at which the most important people sit during a formal meal the mayor and other dignitaries at the head table

Word by Word Definitions

headplay
  1. :  the upper or anterior division of the animal body that contains the brain, the chief sense organs, and the mouth

    :  the seat of the intellect :  mind

    :  a person with respect to mental qualities

  1. :  of, relating to, or intended for the upper or anterior division of the animal body that contains the brain, the chief sense organs, and the mouth :  of, relating to, or intended for the head (see 1head 1)

    :  principal, chief

    :  located at the end that is upper or higher :  situated at the head (see 1head 5a)

  1. :  behead

    :  to put the striking part of a weapon, tool, or implement on :  fit a head (see 1head 9b) to

    :  to form the uppermost extremity or projecting part of :  to form the head or top of

tableplay
  1. :  tablet

    :  backgammon

    :  one of the two leaves of a backgammon board or either half of a leaf

  1. :  to enter in a table

    :  to place on the agenda

    :  to remove (something, such as a parliamentary motion) from consideration indefinitely

  1. :  suitable for a table or for use at a table

    :  suitable for serving at a table

    :  proper for conduct at a table


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