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refectory table

n.
A long table with straight, heavy legs.

refectory table

n
(Furniture) a long narrow dining table supported by two trestles joined by a stretcher or set into a base

refec′tory ta`ble


n.
a long, narrow table supported by heavy legs or trestles connected by stretchers.
[1920–25]
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Noun1.refectory table - a long narrow dining table supported by a stretcher between two trestlesrefectory table - a long narrow dining table supported by a stretcher between two trestles
dining table, board - a table at which meals are served; "he helped her clear the dining table"; "a feast was spread upon the board"
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Dressed in shades of brown, buff, beige and dusty pink they sit aimlessly--irritably, even--on benches at refectory tables.
And I then had the end product delivered to various artisans and craftspeople with the instruction to transform it into various different items - from kitchen worktops to refectory tables, bowls, spoons and even toboggans and baseball bats.
O Clean and maintain the kitchens of the Commune (all equipment available to the holder) and the bank or banks for the service, as well as the underside of the banks or the refectory tables and crockery and the trays.
Imagine the long refectory tables and the first course was soup.
We sat on long refectory tables and were served plates of steaming spaghetti, followed by pancakes and hot berry juice.
He said the "buffet" kind of court cupboard was not attracting buyers, and refectory tables often showed price weakness, perhaps due to suspicions about originality.
Similarly, I would willingly seat myselfon a well-upholstered chair in a softly lit restaurant, but resist canteen-style refectory tables and benches.
The decor boasts a vibrant palette of candy pinks and greens, stripped wooden floors and refectory tables, set in an elegant three-storey Georgian town house.
There's a traditional herb garden and cafe overlooking the gardens with internal displays including panel-back armchairs, long refectory tables, gate-leg tables, forms, stools, court cupboards, livery cupboards, beds and writing desks.