table [-s, -'s] n

OE < L. tabula, flat board, plank, board to play on, writing tablet, list, account, painting, votive tablet, flat piece of ground.

  1. Board; plank; article of furniture; flat horizontal panel held up by supports; place for sharing meals, work, conversation, or ornaments; [fig.] altar; place of holy communion; (see Ezekiel 41:22).