refectory table

refectory table
noun Date: 1857 a long table with heavy legs

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • refectory table — refec′tory ta ble n. fur a long, narrow table supported by heavy legs or trestles connected by stretchers • Etymology: 1920–25 …   From formal English to slang

  • refectory table — /rəˈfɛktri teɪbəl/ (say ruh fektree taybuhl) noun a long, narrow, wooden dining table supported on two pillar like legs …   Australian English dictionary

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