toilet table

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n toilet table low table with mirror or mirrors where one sits while dressing or applying makeup
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Toilet table a dressing table; a toilet. See def. 2 above.
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Usage

In literature:

Jewels of great value lay on the toilet-table, costly dresses were lying about.
"Marion Arleigh's Penance" by Charlotte M. Braeme
Cora made her toilet, and then went down to the breakfast parlor, where she found the two old people about to sit down to the table.
"For Woman's Love" by Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
He bathed his hands and face, dried them on a fresh towel, and found his toilet table well supplied with conveniences.
"Aunt Jane's Nieces Abroad" by Edith Van Dyne
The chest of drawers does duty as a toilet-table, and there are of course no such luxuries as towel-horses.
"Town Life in Australia" by R. E. N. (Richard) Twopeny
She sprinkled it with some toilet water that was on the dressing-table, and gave it to Rose.
"The Shoulders of Atlas" by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
It is well to have on the toilet-table a remedy for inflamed eyes.
"Our Deportment" by John H. Young
When a guest came, they prepared his dressing-room, settled the bath, and arranged the convenience of his toilet-table.
"Short Studies on Great Subjects" by James Anthony Froude
Sitting before the toilet-table, her reflection in the great, oval mirror pleased her.
"The History of Sir Richard Calmady" by Lucas Malet
Mr. Allison's room was open, the gas burning dimly at the toilet-table, but no one was there.
"A Tame Surrender, A Story of The Chicago Strike" by Charles King
I went first to the toilet table to see if among her little girlish ornaments, I could find any clue to her identity.
"Capitola's Peril" by Mrs. E.D.E.N. Southworth
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In poetry:

He leant upon the toilet table,
His fingers fumbled in his breast;
He felt as foolish as a fable,
And feeble as a pointless jest.
"The Ballad Of A Barber" by Aubrey Vincent Beardsley

In news:

Available only in the summer, the Aialik and Holgate hobbity huts come with a heating stove (propane fuel provided), pit toilet, table and chairs, and wooden bunks .
While our Business Office Manager was out picking up some new plastic tables for us at Home Depot today, someone wrapped her office in toilet paper.
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