picnic table

plural picnic tables

Definition of picnic table

: a table that is designed for picnicking and that typically has adjacent or attached benches for sitting Parking lots are small, and just a few parks have … water, rest rooms, or picnic tables.Sunset Their RV and tent sites feature a picnic table, fire pit, electricity, cable, and water and sewer hookups, varying with sites.— Moira McCarthy … the only stop was at a rest area which contained no … beverage machines or vending machines—just one picnic table offering no shade and a couple of overflowing garbage cans.— Melissa A. Pindroh It is midweek and Marino sits in the twilight at an outdoor picnic table next to the laundry room at the Dolphins' practice facility.— Rick Telander We sat outside, hunched over a picnic table in the small bricked-in patio behind her house.— Tim Findley

First Known Use of picnic table

1866, in the meaning defined above

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“Picnic table.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/picnic%20table. Accessed 6 May. 2021.

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