night table

noun

Definition of night table 

: a small bedside table or stand

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The second bedroom was converted into their office and is furnished with Raymond Loewy knockoffs, which include two bureaus, a night table, and desk, all in provoking lime green. Catherine Laughlin, Philly.com, "An Old City apartment that's 'organized but playful'," 22 Mar. 2018 For Germany though, the team sessions that in 2014 took place only in hotel conference rooms have been liberated into the devices that the players carry in their equipment bags and keep on their night tables. Matthew Futterman, New York Times, "A Scary Thought: Germany Is Better Prepared Than in 2014," 15 June 2018 McAdoo’s fills up those Friday night tables by doing a wide range of things reasonably well. Mike Sutter, San Antonio Express-News, "Review: McAdoo’s Seafood rides a strong wave in New Braunfels," 10 May 2018 And so a consensus was reached at the Thursday night table. Mike Newall, Philly.com, "At the Messina, one of South Philly's old-time social clubs, the new blood is mine | Mike Newall," 30 Mar. 2018 My daughter has grand visions for a canopy bed and a night table with a butterfly lamp. Ronda Kaysen, New York Times, "Fitting Growing Kids Into Small Spaces," 9 Mar. 2018 Have zero shame in bringing your stuffed animal from home and wake up to photos of your nearest and dearest on your night table. Marissa Miller, Teen Vogue, "How to Make Your Dorm Room Feel More Like Home," 10 Jan. 2018 With so many restaurants opening since Commonwealth debuted in 2010, its trendiness has dissipated, and on a Wednesday night tables were available. Michael Bauer, San Francisco Chronicle, "Commonwealth: One of Michael Bauer’s best dinners this year," 31 Oct. 2017 Dig up any trophies or special ribbons and splay them across your night table. Marissa Miller, Teen Vogue, "How to Break Out of Your Shell at School," 5 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of night table

circa 1772, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of night table was circa 1772

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