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It was then tabled and taken up again May 13, receiving 14 ayes, 15 noes.

But the guilt remained, and he tabled Vulcan for the time being and went on.

He tabled that thought, and went back to feeling victorious.

This resolution was tabled by a vote of ninety-four to forty-five.

She tabled the plates like so many protests, signed and witnessed.

The report of the committee was tabled, but the debate was by no means ended.

He gazed round the stooled and tabled eaters, tightening the wings of his nose.

These are separated by the aid of riddles, or tabled, as the process is termed.

While in turn you watch them, the entire apartment is tabled and table-clothed.

The plan was tabled, however, for only two of us were eager to contribute to the venture.

WORD ORIGIN

in parliamentary sense, 1718, originally "to lay on the (speaker's) table for discussion," from table (n.). But in U.S. political jargon it has chiefly the sense of "to postpone indefinitely" (1866). Related: Tabled; tabling.

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