pier table


: a table to be placed under a pier glass

Examples of pier table in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Among the many highlights is the Gingerbread White House — made of 55 sheets of baked gingerbread, 120 pounds of pastillage, 35 pounds of chocolate, and 25 pounds of icing — sitting on the State Dining Room's eagle pier table with replicas of eight community buildings to honor frontline workers. Rachel Chang, Travel + Leisure, 15 Dec. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1765, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pier table was in 1765

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“Pier table.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pier%20table. Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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