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A sturdy, usually rectangular table whose legs are flush with and of the same thickness as the top of the table and are positioned at the corners.
[After the Parsons School of Design in New York City.]
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a square or rectangular table with square legs extending from the corners flush with the top so as to appear jointless.
[1965–70; after Parsons School of Design, New York City]
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|Noun||1.||Parsons table - a sturdy rectangular table with block legs at the four corners; the top and the legs are the same width|
table - a piece of furniture having a smooth flat top that is usually supported by one or more vertical legs; "it was a sturdy table"
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