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console table

[kon-sohl] /ˈkɒn soʊl/
a table supported by consoles or brackets fixed to a wall.
a table, often with bracketlike legs, designed to fit against a wall.
Origin of console table
1805-15 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Number 94 maintained its rubber plant on console-table in dark vestibule.

    Immortal Youth Lucien Price
  • He took a visiting-card from his pocket-book and laid it on a corner of the console-table.

    Small Souls Louis Couperus
  • The boy sat down by the window, near the console-table, and took up his book, a story of the Boer war.

    Small Souls Louis Couperus
  • Eve surveyed herself in an oval mirror set above a console-table.

    Mistress Anne Temple Bailey
  • In front, on the left, a console-table, on which is a large round bottle full of coloured water.

  • He jumps down from the console-table, without making the least noise.

    Barks and Purrs Colette Willy, aka Colette
British Dictionary definitions for console-table

console table

a table with one or more curved legs of bracket-like construction, designed to stand against a wall
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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