end table

noun

: 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

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Word History

First Known Use

1851, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of end table was in 1851

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“End table.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/end%20table. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition

end table

noun
: a small table used beside a sofa or chair
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