end table

noun

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)

Examples of end table in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Ready to adorn an end table, mantle or shelf, this three-dimensional, gilded tree is sturdy enough to serve as eye-catching decor for Christmases yet to come. Christina Vercelletto, CNN Underscored, "30 amazing Advent calendars that make December so much merrier," 10 Nov. 2020 Instead, the hospital has large air scrubbers in each room, about the size of an end table. al, "“This is war. This is the fight right now,” says Alabama COVID-19 nurse," 25 Dec. 2020 Her perfume was still on the dresser, her stack of books on the end table, her umbrella leaning by the closet door. jsonline.com, "Frozen Footsteps: A story for Christmas," 18 Dec. 2020 Sockrider suggests putting pops of yellow in three different places, from decorative pillows to flowers on an end table. Kerri Westenberg Star Tribune, Star Tribune, "Tips for decorating your home with Pantone's Colors of the Year," 18 Dec. 2020 Ready to adorn an end table, mantle or shelf, this three-dimensional, gilded tree is sturdy enough to serve as eye-catching decor for Christmases yet to come. Christina Vercelletto, CNN Underscored, "30 amazing Advent calendars that make December so much merrier," 10 Nov. 2020 Ready to adorn an end table, mantle or shelf, this three-dimensional, gilded tree is sturdy enough to serve as eye-catching decor for Christmases yet to come. Christina Vercelletto, CNN Underscored, "30 amazing Advent calendars that make December so much merrier," 10 Nov. 2020 Ready to adorn an end table, mantle or shelf, this three-dimensional, gilded tree is sturdy enough to serve as eye-catching decor for Christmases yet to come. Christina Vercelletto, CNN Underscored, "30 amazing Advent calendars that make December so much merrier," 10 Nov. 2020 Ready to adorn an end table, mantle or shelf, this three-dimensional, gilded tree is sturdy enough to serve as eye-catching decor for Christmases yet to come. Christina Vercelletto, CNN Underscored, "30 amazing Advent calendars that make December so much merrier," 10 Nov. 2020

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First Known Use of end table

1851, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of end table was in 1851

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16 Jan 2021

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“End table.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/end%20table. Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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end table

noun

English Language Learners Definition of end table

US : a small table next to a sofa or chair

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