Definitions of tables

  1. Backgammon or draughts.

Usage examples for tables

  1. " 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
  2. Corliss followed him to one of the tables. – Sundown Slim by Henry Hubert Knibbs
  3. 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
  4. Tables were kicked over. – The Enchanted Canyon by Honoré Willsie Morrow
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. He bade the tables be borne away the sooner, for he would go to the spring in the mountains. – The Nibelungenlied by Unknown
  8. 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 – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  9. Instantly there was a rush from the tables for the floor. – The Film Mystery by Arthur B. Reeve
  10. 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
  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. 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
  13. Who could have guessed, from the way they read, they could do their tables like this! – Understood Betsy by Dorothy Canfield
  14. The tables are turned, my red friend! – Do and Dare A Brave Boy's Fight for Fortune by Horatio Alger, Jr.
  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. 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
  17. Evidently the tables were turned on them. – The Day of Judgment by Joseph Hocking
  18. It was a complete instance of " turning the tables." – Recollections of Old Liverpool by A Nonagenarian
  19. Does he spend much of his time under tables, as a rule? – The Cock-House at Fellsgarth by Talbot Baines Reed
  20. Again the tables were turned! – The Bat by Avery Hopwood Mary Roberts Rinehart