trestle table

noun

: a table supported on trestles

Examples of trestle table in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For example, this antique trestle table easily serves as an island, a prep station, and a dining table as needed. Kaitlyn Yarborough, Southern Living, 28 Feb. 2024 Shutters opened and trestle tables laden with books began to multiply in the streets. Lorna Parkes, Travel + Leisure, 16 Oct. 2023 The white finish of the long trestle table maintains a minimal look. Southern Living Editors, Southern Living, 15 Aug. 2023 The Pottery Barn trestle table with breadboard leaves accommodates many people without overtaking the room. Marni Elyse Katz, BostonGlobe.com, 2 June 2023 In reality, refugees carrying their meager belongings were met by three British officials at a trestle table in a deserted departure hall, who handed out potato chips and Kit Kat bars and told the war-weary arrivals to make their way to Paris, 200 miles away, for an interview. Christina Boyle, Los Angeles Times, 11 Mar. 2022 To maximize entertaining space, downsize an island and add a trestle table with stools. Hadley Mendelsohn, House Beautiful, 1 Feb. 2023 The antique French trestle table is the perfect foil for the contemporary wishbone chairs. House Beautiful, 30 Dec. 2022 The sleek 75-inch-long glass top surface highlights the trestle table base, and its rounded corners offer a modern, feminine look. Shannon Quimby, Better Homes & Gardens, 10 Nov. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1883, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of trestle table was in 1883

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“Trestle table.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trestle%20table. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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