Definitions for tables
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word tables
The halves or quarters of a backgammon board.
Any backgammon-esque board game, played on a board with two rows of 12 vertical markings called "points".
Tables is a general name given to a class of board games similar to backgammon, played on a board with two rows of 12 vertical markings called "points". Players roll dice to determine the movement of pieces. Tables games are among the oldest known board games, and many variants are played throughout the world.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'tables' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3527
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'tables' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2244
ablest, ablets, bastle, bleats, stable
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
You could say Japan is turning the tables on China.
The Americans were pounding tables. All we could do was apologize.
We certainly began the process as suspects of a crime, and the tables got turned and we ended up victims of a crime.
Players, Sir! I look on them as no better than creatures set upon tables and joint stools to make faces and produce laughter, like dancing dogs.
I come from a place of faith and you are called to turn the tables and that’s what I am trying to do, and you have the opportunity and duty to do that here in New Hampshire.
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