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card table

noun
1.
a small, light table, usually with folding legs, used mainly for card games.
Origin of card table
1705-1715
1705-15
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  • I would willingly, if you will allow me, drink to your good luck at the card table.

    The Lady of Lynn Walter Besant
  • Chairs were drawn to the card table, chips sold, and hands dealt.

    The Highgrader William MacLeod Raine
  • At one end of the wide veranda overlooking the river a group sat at a card table.

    The Re-Creation of Brian Kent Harold Bell Wright
  • Then he went back to his seat at the card table and took a minityper from his pocket.

    The Circuit Riders R. C. FitzPatrick
  • People asked me about madame; I said that she was not feeling well, and I took my place at a card table.

  • Everybody buys wisdom of the major now and then over the card table.

    Pirates' Hope Francis Lynde

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