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high table

n
(Education) (sometimes capitals) the table, sometimes elevated, in the dining hall of a school, college, etc, at which the principal teachers, fellows, etc, sit
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high′ ta`ble


n.
the table in the dining hall of a British college reserved for senior members and guests.
[1300–50]
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Noun1.high table - a dining table in a dining-hall raised on a platformhigh table - a dining table in a dining-hall raised on a platform; seats are reserved for distinguished persons
dining-hall - a large room at a college or university; used especially for dining
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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Translations

high table

n (Univ) → tavola dei professori (nella sala della mensa)
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On the fourth day the auditing of the marshal's accounts took place at the high table of the marshal of the province.
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Meanwhile, The Adjudicator (Asia Kate Dillon), a menacing emissary of the High Table, visits Winston and the Bowery King (Laurence Fishburne), who presides over the homeless in New York, to issue stern punishments for abetting John.
For Wick, only minutes have passed since the High Table the shadowy leaders of the secret assassins society he once belonged to declared him "excommunicado" and put a bounty on his head for violating the Continental sanctuary, much to the delight of thousands of contract killers.
Just as in 1987 I believe Gor Mahia has the squad- and the mental strength- to join the high table of its peers in continental football.

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