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1 a leg-mounted piece of furniture with a broad flat top designed for the serving of food
  • we sat at the kitchen table, playing cards for hours on end

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2 food eaten or prepared for eating at one time
  • always offers a well-prepared table for his guests

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3 a broad flat area of elevated land
  • the area between the two canyons forms one broad table

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4 a record of a series of items (as names or titles) usually arranged according to some system
  • the periodic table of chemical elements

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5 substances intended to be eaten
  • the table that the innkeeper set out each morning made for a bountiful breakfast indeed

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The first known use of table was before the 12th century

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“Table.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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