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sewing table

a worktable for holding sewing materials, often supplied with a bag or pouch for needlework.
Compare bag table.
Origin of sewing table
1870-75 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • A sewing-table with legs folded flat was a sled upon the stairs.

    Hints to Pilgrims Charles Stephen Brooks
  • The fifes were combs with tissue paper; the drums were tabourets and the sewing-table.

    Main Street Sinclair Lewis
  • She busily unfolded the sewing-table set it in the bay-window, patted the tea-cloth to smoothness, moved the tray.

    Main Street Sinclair Lewis
  • To the right of the gateway, an upright piano; further down the stage, a sewing-table and two easy-chairs.

    Plays--First Series August Strindberg
  • She read to him some of her verses that were in the sewing-table drawer.

  • She closed the psalm-book with her glasses inside and put the book on her sewing-table and went with me.

    Swatty Ellis Parker Butler
  • Down-stage to the right is a window; near it, but protected by a screen, is a large arm-chair near a sewing-table.

  • And she leaned over the sewing-table and burst into tears, positively sobbed.

  • Frederick saw himself at his mother's sewing-table by the window, and in his thoughts kissed her hair, her forehead, her hands.

    Atlantis Gerhart Hauptmann
  • What a good time the children had, with the sewing-table for a sideboard, and the lap-table fixed firmly across Flossie's chair.

    Jewel's Story Book Clara Louise Burnham

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