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dressing table

a table or stand, usually surmounted by a mirror, in front of which a person sits while dressing, applying makeup, etc.
Origin of dressing table
1790-1800 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Then their room was directly through there and there was a four post bed there and a dressing table and two chests of drawers.
  • When she got to her own room she bolted the door and drew her dressing table across the doorway.
  • Each page is illustrated with an item from a lady's dressing table, part of which is actually a hinged paper flap.
  • Dolores had a pink-skirted dressing table in our room, so there was no space for me to have a desk.
British Dictionary definitions for dressing table

dressing table

a piece of bedroom furniture with a mirror and a set of drawers for clothes, cosmetics, etc
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