Definition of On the table
1. Adjective. Able to be negotiated or arranged by compromise. "The proposal is still on the table"
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Literary usage of On the table
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1. Journal: 1st-13th Congress . Repr. 14th Congress, 1st Session by United States Congress. House (1851)
"Ordered, That said bill be laid on the table, and the report be printed. Mr. James Thompson, by unanimous consent, from (he Committee on the Judiciary, ..."
2. Journal: 1st-13th Congress . Repr. 14th Congress, 1st Session by United States Congress. House (1837)
"... laid on the table, under the order of the House of the llth instant. Mr. Lewis presented a petition of inhabitants of Irwinton, in the State of Alabama, ..."
3. Journal by Indiana General Assembly. Senate, Indiana, General Assembly (1885)
"254 on the table 496 On reconsideration of Rule 54 of the Senate 496 On Willard's motion to take up House Bill No. 422. 497 On the passage of Senate Bill N" ..."
4. Representative American Plays by Arthur Hobson Quinn (1917)
"After a motionless pause, THORNE begins to fumble amour/ papers on the table with his left hand, soon after raising the dispatch or some other paper with ..."