at table

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See also: attable and attablé


Prepositional phrase[edit]

at table

  1. eating a meal at a table, especially with others.
    sitting at table with a servant
    • 1876, Lady Barker, The Kafir at Home, printed in The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, volume 23 (87?), page 221 [1]:
      [] but anything would have been better than sitting at table with a thing only fit for a May-day sweep on one's head.
    • 1956 [1880], Johanna Spyri, Heidi, translation of original by Eileen Hall, page 92:
      But she managed not to cry for she knew that would not do at table.