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Pembroke table

noun
1.
a drop-leaf table with fly rails and with a drawer at one end or each end of the skirt.
Also, pembroke table.
Origin
1770-1780
1770-80; perhaps named after Pembroke, English aristocratic family
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Pembroke table

noun
1.
a small table with drop leaves and often one or more drawers
Word Origin
perhaps named after Mary Herbert, Countess of Pembroke (1561–1621), who originally ordered its design
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