trestle table

noun

Definition of trestle table

: a table supported on trestles

Examples of trestle table in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Create the perfect breakfast nook with this trestle table, which features shelving on the end to store kitchen supplies and curios. Rachel Klein, Popular Mechanics, 7 Aug. 2022 Case in point, the dining room combo of an antique crystal chandelier, custom trestle table, and Eames dining chairs: something old, something new, something modern (and wipe-able too). Jennifer Berno Decleene, Better Homes & Gardens, 11 Feb. 2022 One blistering July weekend, Leslie Waldrep, a pet spa owner from Tuscumbia, Alabama, stood behind a trestle table inside the Pasadena Convention Center. Laura Bannister, Vogue, 26 Aug. 2021 Carts, dollies, buckets, trestle tables, and concertina platforms are rolled around the open floors in a complex yet orderly choreography. Eve Macsweeney, Vogue, 7 Oct. 2019 Gilt-wood sconces, mirror, and trestle table: Kabinett & Kammer. Shoko Wagner, House Beautiful, 18 Nov. 2019 Rows of grape vines are surrounded by majestic eucalyptus trees under which trestle tables are being prepared for the winery’s 30th-anniversary celebration tomorrow. Harper's BAZAAR, 17 Oct. 2019 Our class begins at nine o’clock in the morning at a trestle table in the glasshouse, where the students meet over a basket of pistachio pastries. Jo Rodgers, Vogue, 6 Aug. 2018 Henry will get out a trestle table for a crab feast. Lauren Collins, The New Yorker, 7 May 2018 See More

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First Known Use of trestle table

1883, in the meaning defined above

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Last Updated

15 Aug 2022

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“Trestle table.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trestle%20table. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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