end table

noun
Updated on: 17 Nov 2017

Definition of end table

:a small table usually about the height of the arm of a chair that is used beside a larger piece of furniture (such as a sofa)

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First Known Use of end table

1851


END TABLE Defined for English Language Learners

end table

noun

Definition of end table for English Language Learners

  • : a small table next to a sofa or chair


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