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Definition of "mess-table" [mess-table]

  • The table at which a mess eat together. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "mess-table" in a sentence
  • "AM rather free about women, he had often said, smiling and nodding knowingly to Stubble and Spooney, and other comrades of the mess-table; and they rather respected him than otherwise for this prowess."
  • "At the mess-table he sat silently, and drank a great deal."
  • "And after the boisterous dulness of the mess-table, the quarrels and scandal of the ladies of the regiment!"