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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ta·ble v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tabled p. pr. & vb. n. Tabling ]
 1. To form into a table or catalogue; to tabulate; as, to table fines.
 2. To delineate, as on a table; to represent, as in a picture. [Obs.]
    Tabled and pictured in the chambers of meditation.   --Bacon.
 3. To supply with food; to feed. [Obs.]
 4. Carp. To insert, as one piece of timber into another, by alternate scores or projections from the middle, to prevent slipping; to scarf.
 5. To lay or place on a table, as money.
 6. In parliamentary usage, to lay on the table; to postpone, by a formal vote, the consideration of (a bill, motion, or the like) till called for, or indefinitely.
 7. To enter upon the docket; as, to table charges against some one.
 8. Naut. To make broad hems in the skirts and bottoms of (sails) in order to strengthen them in the part attached to the boltrope.