trestle table


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trestle table

n.
A table having a top supported by trestles.
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tres′tle ta`ble


n.
a table composed of a top supported by trestles, often strengthened by a long stretcher.
[1890–95]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.trestle table - a table supported on trestlestrestle table - a table supported on trestles  
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"
trestle - sawhorses used in pairs to support a horizontal tabletop
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Translations

trestle table

ntavola su cavalletti
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