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Table dʹHôte [the host’s table]

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An ordinary. In the Middle Ages, and even down to the reign of Louis XIV., the landlord’s table was the only public dining-place known in Germany and France. The first restaurant was opened in Paris during the reign of the Grand Monarque, and was a great success.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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T.Y.C.
T-Rule (A)
Tab
Tabard
Tabardar
Tabarin
Tabby
Tabla Rasa (Latin)
Table
Table dHôte [the host’s table]
Table Money
Table-Turning
Tableaux Vivants (French, living pictures)
Tabooed
Taborites
Tabouret
Tabulæ Toletanæ
Tace
Tachebrune
Tænia Rationis