Definitions of tables

  1. Backgammon or draughts.

Usage examples for tables

  1. Instantly there was a rush from the tables for the floor. – The Film Mystery by Arthur B. Reeve
  2. The tables are turned, my red friend! – Do and Dare A Brave Boy's Fight for Fortune by Horatio Alger, Jr.
  3. He bade the tables be borne away the sooner, for he would go to the spring in the mountains. – The Nibelungenlied by Unknown
  4. Who could have guessed, from the way they read, they could do their tables like this! – Understood Betsy by Dorothy Canfield
  5. When the great day arrived, the men quickly removed the seats out of the church, and there put up long tables. – By Canoe and Dog-Train by Egerton Ryerson Young
  6. As soon as the dinner was brought to a close, the tables were cleared away, and the ball began in the same apartment. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  7. When the company was sufficiently numerous, the card- tables were brought in. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  8. Again the tables were turned! – The Bat by Avery Hopwood Mary Roberts Rinehart
  9. " I've suffered so much myself, that it is simply lovely to turn the tables on someone else," she announced. – Betty Trevor by Mrs. G. de Horne Vaizey
  10. Corliss followed him to one of the tables. – Sundown Slim by Henry Hubert Knibbs
  11. Others were putting away small tables where they counted money as they sold the animals. – Men Called Him Master by Elwyn Allen Smith
  12. I am sorry, Jeekie, said Alan with a little laugh, but I can't eat off living tables, especially when they stare at one like that. – The Yellow God An Idol of Africa by H. Rider Haggard
  13. In the next letter he gives his sister a minute account of his Japanese manner of life on the floor without chairs or tables. – Lafcadio Hearn by Nina H. Kennard
  14. Evidently the tables were turned on them. – The Day of Judgment by Joseph Hocking
  15. David asked, as coming round the house they saw a small crowd of young people collected near the tables. – Trading by Susan Warner
  16. It was a complete instance of " turning the tables." – Recollections of Old Liverpool by A Nonagenarian
  17. He ran up and down the tables, darted away to this group and that, taking a bite here and a drink there, until Dr. Blair declared that Ed had eaten seven different and separate meals by the time the tables were cleared away. – The End of the Rainbow by Marian Keith
  18. Nobody had cared enough for these lonely old men to ask them to fill a corner at their tables, even on New Year's Day. – A Versailles Christmas-Tide by Mary Stuart Boyd
  19. Tables were kicked over. – The Enchanted Canyon by Honoré Willsie Morrow
  20. Does he spend much of his time under tables, as a rule? – The Cock-House at Fellsgarth by Talbot Baines Reed