trestle table
noun Date: 1883 a table supported on trestles

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • trestle table — trestle tables N COUNT A trestle table is a table made of a long board that is supported on trestles …   English dictionary

  • trestle table — trestle .table n BrE a temporary table made of a long board supported on trestles …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • trestle table — ► NOUN ▪ a table consisting of a board or boards laid on trestles …   English terms dictionary

  • Trestle table — The basic trestle table (also known as a folding table or card table) is a structure comprising two frame based legs (the trestles) over which a tabletop is placed. Such tables were known to be commonly used as early as the Middle Ages, using a… …   Wikipedia

  • trestle table — noun a table supported on trestles • Hypernyms: ↑table • Part Meronyms: ↑trestle * * * ˈtrestle table [trestle table] noun a table that consists of a wooden top supported by ↑trestles …   Useful english dictionary

  • trestle table — 1. a table having transverse slabs or rigid frames for supports, and usually strengthened by a long stretcher. 2. a table composed of a movable top supported by trestles. [1890 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • trestle table — noun a table consisting of a board or boards laid on trestles …   English new terms dictionary

  • trestle table — noun (C) especially BrE a temporary table made of a long board supported on trestles …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • trestle table — tres′tle ta ble n. fur a table composed of a top supported by trestles, often strengthened by a long stretcher • Etymology: 1890–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • trestle table — /ˈtrɛsəl teɪbəl/ (say tresuhl taybuhl) noun a table made of a board or boards laid upon trestles …   Australian English dictionary

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