Throwing table

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Throwing table (Pottery) a machine on which earthenware is first rudely shaped by the hand of the potter from a mass of clay revolving rapidly on a disk or table carried by a vertical spindle; a potter's wheel.
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Usage

In literature:

Throw the fragment which has been cut out into the waste-basket or under the table.
"The Measurement of Intelligence" by Lewis Madison Terman
Now he throws on to the table a snake three feet long.
"From Pole to Pole" by Sven Anders Hedin
He also tells them not to throw bones under the table.
"Story Hour Readings: Seventh Year" by E.C. Hartwell
We were soon in our hammocks, a small oil lamp, which was kept burning on the table, throwing a subdued light through the chamber.
"On the Banks of the Amazon" by W.H.G. Kingston
I throw it over the table.
"Ernest Bracebridge" by William H. G. Kingston
But we find in Cennino Cennini that it was the practice to throw their bones under the table.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 57, No. 356, June, 1845" by Various
I've known them to throw tables over and drag chairs all around the room.
"The Girl and The Bill" by Bannister Merwin
The table assumes that the board is open for every possible throw.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1" by Various
Later on, if the play goes against us, you may have to throw on the table your liberty, and, in the last extremity, your life.
"The Doomsman" by Van Tassel Sutphen
I throw th' cards on th' table!
"Tharon of Lost Valley" by Vingie E. Roe
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In poetry:

So thought I, of all hope bereft,
And by my evil fate obsessed;
A thousand franks was all I'd left
Of that fair fortune I possessed.
…I throw it on the table there,
And wait, with on my lips a prayer.
"Roulette" by Robert W Service

In news:

NBC NATIONAL NEWS — A store owner in Stoneham, Massachusetts turned the tables on a would-be robber by throwing chili powder in the suspect's face.
(WHDH) A store owner in Stoneham, Massachusetts turned the tables on a would-be robber by throwing chili powder in the suspect's face.
A store owner in Stoneham, Massachusetts turned the tables on a would-be robber by throwing chili powder in the suspect's face.
A man was arrested for injuring his stepdaughter by throwing her across a table that had broken glass on it, officials said.
Also expect flint knapping, native plants, Junior Ranger activities from the National Park service, atlatl (spear) throwing, 100 tables with prehistoric artifacts and fossil items, and artifact and bone identification by experts.
Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie's Kids " Jump On Tables, Throw Food" at Missouri Pizza Parlor.
A man was arrested for injuring his stepdaughter by throwing her across a table that had broken glass on it , officials said.
Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie's Kids "Jump On Tables, Throw Food" at Missouri Pizza Parlor .
A Flashing, Tilting Ping -Pong Table to Throw Off Opponents.
Brad Pitt , Angelina Jolie's Kids "Jump On Tables, Throw Food" at Missouri Pizza Parlor.
When the setup was finally dialed, a quick riders meeting led a charge for these rookies to throw everything down on the table.
These table throws are available in three different lengths and lends a polished apperance to any display.
Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie's Kids "Jump On Tables , Throw Food" at Missouri Pizza Parlor.
"With a palm full of stars," Bjork muses on her latest album, Medulla, "I shake them like dice and throw them on the table repeatedly, repeatedly, until the desired constellation appears".
A Flashing, Tilting Ping-Pong Table to Throw Off Opponents.
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