tabler

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

table +‎ -er

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈteɪbələ(ɹ)/, /ˈteɪblə(ɹ)/

Noun[edit]

tabler (plural tablers)

  1. Agent noun of the verb to table; one who tables.
    • 1991, Richard J. Watts, Power in Family Discourse, p. 166:
      ...it has developed up to this point she has functioned as the tabler of topics specifically aimed at the affairs of Muriel and William's nuclear family.
  2. (obsolete) One who boards others for payment.
    • 1640, Ben Jonson, Underwood
      The scene, the engine; but he now is come
      To be the music-master; tabler too

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

table +‎ -er

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ta.ble/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

tabler

  1. (transitive with sur) To base one's scheming on something.
    Synonyms: miser sur, compter sur

Usage notes[edit]

  • This verb requires the preposition sur (on) or related adverbs of location such as dessus (on it).

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Middle English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French tablier; equivalent to table +‎ -er.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtaːb(ə)lər(ə)/

Noun[edit]

tabler (plural tabelers)

  1. Backgammon or a game like it.
  2. (rare) A notepad or other portable writing instrument.
  3. (rare) A mat or cover for a table.

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