a table with a work surface, often with drawers.

1790–1800; work + table Unabridged
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worktable (ˈwɜːkˌteɪbəl)
a.  any table at which writing, sewing, or other work may be done
 b.  (in English cabinetwork) a small elegant table fitted with sewing accessories

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Example sentences
There was a bookcase and a worktable with piles of manuals, scraps from notebooks, and rolled-up fragments of yellow paper tape.
Kate had slid off the stool and landed on the floor beside her worktable.
Places article in position on ironing board or worktable.
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