One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- old-fashioned term for dressing table
- ‘Some felt that the fashion for draping the mirror above the toilet table was a fire hazard, but others continued to do so.’
- ‘I went to the toilet table and splashed some rose-scented water from the basin onto my face.’
- ‘Satinwood was largely used for the commodes, bureaus, small writing-desks, toilet tables, and other articles for the boudoir.’
- ‘The house has four bedrooms, two of which have double beds, built-in toilet tables and good cupboards.’
- ‘The others were similarly disrobed, and in a few moments their three ladyships were busy before the toilet tables with their grease and rose-pink and black pencils.’
- ‘The bedroom center is occupied by a comfortable double bed, a toilet table, a TV and a telephone.’
- ‘Every lady's toilet table possessed a bottle of the liquid, and she relied on this to keep her skin fair and white and free from blemishes, and it has not lost its reputation.’
- ‘There are also a toilet table with a mirror and a stool, a TV set with satellite channels, a telephone with automatic access to long distance and international lines, night illumination, a radio alarm clock, a wardrobe, a living corner with two chairs and a round table in each.’
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