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 Nissley, an architect, spent $45 on a 4-foot high table-top tree at a lot near her home. Aimee Picchi, USA TODAY, "Stuck inside during COVID, Americans put up more Christmas trees this year, lifting prices," 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, "A first in Lakewood, Immigrant Son Brewery planning spring opening," 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, "Aging is a very good thing at Anju in Dupont Circle," 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, "For one night, Portland was the unlikely center of African-American cooking in the United States," 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, "Meet Sunglass Cat, an Instagram star with an eye-opening message of acceptance," 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, "In Seville, Spain, young chefs are creating the next generation of tapas," 15 June 2018 One zone will be geared toward fast diners, and will include high tables and barstools. Bridget Mallon, ELLE Decor, "IKEA Is Making Over The Food Courts In All Of Its American Stores," 11 Feb. 2016 Bills defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier sits at a high table. Jonathan Jones, SI.com, "24 Hours ... At the NFL Scouting Combine," 8 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of high table

circa 1555, in the meaning defined above

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13 Dec 2020

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“High table.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/high%20table. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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