Pem"broke ta`ble(?). [From Pembroke, a town and shire in Wales.] A style of four-legged drop-leaf table in vogue in England, chiefly in the later Georgian period.
The characteristic which gives a table the name of Pembroke consists in the drop leaves, which are held up, when the table is open, by brackets which turn under the top.F. C. Morse.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
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