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corner table

a table of the 18th century having a triangular top with a triangular drop leaf of the same size.
Also called handkerchief table.
Origin of corner table
1920-25 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • I had embarked on my letter, there at the end of a corner-table of the saloon, when I saw Dacres saunter through.

    The Pool in the Desert Sara Jeanette Duncan
  • There was lying on a corner-table, pored over by a lawyer-like individual—that formidable instrument, a marriage-settlement.

    Agatha's Husband Dinah Maria Craik (AKA: Dinah Maria Mulock)

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