Carl'ton ta"ble

an English writing table of c1800, having curved rear corners and a top with drawers surmounted by a U-shaped section of drawers and cabinets, topped by a brass or ormolu gallery surrounding three sides of the writing area. Also called Carl'ton House" desk', Carl'ton House" ta'ble.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.



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