high table


Definition of high table

: an elevated table in the dining room of a British college for use by the master and fellows and distinguished guests

Examples of high table in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Curiously, because people have been waiting for something to fall off the high table of rock and roll, some crumbs! Derek Scancarelli, Forbes, 1 Sep. 2021 Nissley, an architect, spent $45 on a 4-foot high table-top tree at a lot near her home. Aimee Picchi, USA TODAY, 20 May 2020 On the food side, Revy said the 200-seat venue, which includes a 15-seat bar as well as high tables, will transform obligatory brew-pub options into something special. John Benson, cleveland, 22 Jan. 2020 The street level, home to the open kitchen and set off with high tables and a bar, is meant to be casual. Tom Sietsema, Washington Post, 6 Sep. 2019 The happiness, the high table, the low table, the big house, the fields, the slaves, the jook joints, the fish fries. Michael Russell | The Oregonian/oregonlive, oregonlive, 17 Sep. 2019 Karen and Bagel receive guests inside a plastic dome, where Bagel is curled up on a blue blanket atop a high table. Andrea Sachs, Washington Post, 11 June 2019 Espacio Eslava Calle Eslava, 3 011-34-954-906-568 espacioeslava.com/en There's always a crowd at the lively bar and around the high tables outside but the sky-blue walls of the dining room create a cozy atmosphere. Sylvie Bigar, chicagotribune.com, 15 June 2018 One zone will be geared toward fast diners, and will include high tables and barstools. Bridget Mallon, ELLE Decor, 11 Feb. 2016

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First Known Use of high table

circa 1555, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of high table was circa 1555

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“High table.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/high%20table. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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