Definition of Gateleg table
1. Noun. A drop-leaf table with the drop-leaves supported by hinged legs.
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Literary usage of Gateleg table
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1. Art in England During the Elizabethan and Stuart Periods by Aymer Vallance, Malcolm Charles Salaman (1908)
"OAK TABLE A more familiar variety is the gateleg table, not intended primarily for use as a dining-table. Though fitted more usually with oval tops, ..."
2. The Lure of the Antique by Walter Alden Dyer (1910)
"... development of, 83 Tea-tables with central post and tripod legs, 72 Thousand-legged or gateleg table, 68, *7o Tables: (Continued) Tilt-tables, *70, 73, ..."
3. How to Collect Old Furniture by Frederick Litchfield (1904)
"... and was probably the first of the kind which we now call the "gateleg" table, having two folding flaps which when put up made a large oval-topped table. ..."
4. Furniture of the Pilgrim Century, 1620-1720: Including Colonial Utensils and by Wallace Nutting (1921)
"... except the gateleg table, a style which continued half way through the eighteenth century; and pine cupboards, which for the sake of completeness, ..."
5. By-paths in Collecting: Being Aids in the Quest of Rare and Unique Things by Virginia Huntington Robie (1912)
"Combined with the correct table which is not an American Empire, they are wonderfully attractive. A gateleg table of the type used in the early eighteenth ..."