breakfast table

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Noun1.breakfast table - a table where breakfast is eatenbreakfast table - a table where breakfast is eaten  
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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Yes, here were a set of sea-dogs, many of whom without the slightest bashfulness had boarded great whales on the high seas --entire strangers to them --and duelled them dead without winking; and yet, here they sat at a social breakfast table --all of the same calling, all of kindred tastes --looking round as sheepishly at each other as though they had never been out of sight of some sheepfold among the Green Mountains.
The milking progressed, till towards the end Tess and Clare, in common with the rest, could hear the heavy breakfast table dragged out from the wall in the kitchen by Mrs Crick, this being the invariable preliminary to each meal; the same horrible scrape accompanying its return journey when the table had been cleared.
"She's got some sort of notion in her head concerning the eternal rights of women; and--you understand--we meet in the morning at the breakfast table."
One morning he found on the breakfast table a small packet which had been sent on by post from the late Mrs.
It had become afternoon, yet there wasn't a thing for their luncheon except two apples which the shaggy man had taken from the breakfast table. He divided these into four pieces and gave a portion to each of his companions.
In some publication she ran across a brief printed note to the effect that French women were just beginning to wear fascinating beruffled caps at the breakfast table. It meant nothing to her that in her case she must first prepare the breakfast.
If you are really looking for a big breakfast, you have the option of going for a full-scale Turkish breakfast table. Their Serpeme Kahvalti (breakfast spread) fixed menu is a big spread that serves two people.
While it has become customary for most people to restrict the morning breakfast to bare essentials either on the basis of dietary restrictions or because there is no time for them to have a hearty morning meal, the question of a good breakfast looms large in the mind of every housewife and she always endeavours to make the breakfast table as interesting and appealing for the family as possible.
Abiola also noted that adding fruit juice to the breakfast table gives individuals who are often too busy to eat regularly the needed nourishment to start off their daily activities.
Instead of, say, Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr brooding at the breakfast table, substitute Rafa and Ashley: MA: Lee, ask Rafa to pass on that centre-forward.
OWL HAVE SOME Chick at breakfast table with Keetah.
We had the Russians, whose cake-eating bear joins them at the breakfast table, the American couple who clean up their pet buffalo in the car wash and the retired nurse who keeps crocodiles at her Melbourne home.