from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A table designed for a specific kind of task or activity, such as needlework or the graphic arts.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A table designed for work of a specific type

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A table for holding working materials and implements; esp., a small table with drawers and other conveniences for needlework, etc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A table or stand containing small drawers, or, in some cases, a receptacle like a work-box covered by a movable top, the whole intended for the use of women engaged in sewing.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a table designed for a particular task
  • n. a table designed for a particular task


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