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Pembroke table

noun
a drop-leaf table with fly rails and with a drawer at one end or each end of the skirt.
Also, pembroke table.


Origin:
1770–80; perhaps named after Pembroke, English aristocratic family

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Pembroke table
 
n
a small table with drop leaves and often one or more drawers
 
[perhaps named after Mary Herbert, Countess of Pembroke (1561--1621), who originally ordered its design]

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