night table


: a small bedside table or stand

Examples of night table in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For the last 24 hours, though, the gun has been sitting on the night table. Noah Goldberg, Los Angeles Times, 10 July 2023 Harris meticulously designed the grooved-oak wall and floating night tables in his tailored bedroom. Tessa Watson, ELLE Decor, 22 Mar. 2023 Apps like Alarm Clock for Me (for Apple devices) or Early Rise Alarm Clock (for Android) repurpose an old tablet into an alarm clock for your night table. Marc Saltzman, USA TODAY, 21 May 2022 Read in bed, without disturbing your partner Speaking of lights, rather than using a lamp on a night table, a no-name LED Clip-On Book Light from Dollar Tree ($1.25) clamps onto your paperback, hardcover or non-illuminated ereader. Marc Saltzman, USA TODAY, 23 Feb. 2023 Beside their bed, a golden block of reclaimed pine flooring serves as a night table. Kathleen Hackett, ELLE Decor, 9 Dec. 2022 Rather than turning on a lamp on, say, a night table, Dollar Tree is selling this no-name LED Clip-On Adjustable Book Light that clips onto your paperback, hardcover, or non-illuminated e-reader. Marc Saltzman, USA TODAY, 6 Feb. 2022 The sight of that distinctive handwriting on a note left on a night table. Bob Greene, WSJ, 18 Apr. 2021 In terms of placement, Radon recommends placing your rug close to the night table. Belle Duchene, Better Homes & Gardens, 28 Oct. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1772, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of night table was circa 1772

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Cite this Entry

“Night table.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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