modesty panel


Definition of modesty panel

: a panel designed to conceal the legs of a person sitting especially at a desk or table

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First Known Use of modesty panel

1926, in the meaning defined above

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“Modesty panel.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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