Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The abstract nature or essential quality of a table. See the quotation under gobletity.

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Examples

  • 'I can see a table and a goblet,' said the cynic, 'but I can see no such things as tableity and gobletity.'

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • 'Quite so,' answered Plato, 'because you have the eyes to see a goblet and a table with, but you have not the brains to understand tableity and gobletity.' “

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • “Plato was talking about ideas, and spoke of mensality and cyathity [tableity, and gobletity].

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • 'Quite so,' answered Plato, 'because you have the eyes to see a goblet and a table with, but you have not the brains to understand tableity and gobletity.'"

    Complete Project Gutenberg Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Works

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  • "After my tablet PC was rendered useless by just a single lunch's spatter of olive oil and breadcrumbs, I rounded on the manufacturer over their device's unsatisfactory tableity."

    March 17, 2011

  • Ha ha! I don't know what to say!

    March 16, 2011

  • "The abstract nature or essential quality of a table."
    --Century Dictionary

    March 16, 2011