drop-leaf

NOUN
  1. a hinged leaf on a table that can be raised and supported by a bracket
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  • Highlights include, from Philadelphia, two sets of fine Queen Anne side chairs and a rare Queen Anne compass-seat footstool; from Massachusetts, a Chippendale mahogany chest-on-chest and Simon Willard wall clock; from New York, a spider-leg drop-leaf table; from Rhode Island, a Chippendale mahogany block-front desk and bookcase and several colorful maritime paintings by Thomas Chambers. Auction Watch
  • For the first five years the standard layout consisted of opposing settees forward with a drop-leaf table between which formed a dinette or double berth.
  • Apart from the couch, there was a wooden armchair and a small drop-leaf table.
  • Two wide settees were separated in the centre by a fixed drop-leaf table. DOUBTFUL MOTIVES
  • The Mk II version has a permanently installed drop-leaf table forward of the binnacle.
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