night table


Definition of night table

: a small bedside table or stand

Examples of night table in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Step 8: Clean hard surfaces in the cabin Wipe down hard surfaces, such as the night table, coffee table, desk and shelves. Erica Silverstein, USA TODAY, 6 Feb. 2020 Trivia night tables can be purchased for $250 each, and can seat up to 10 people. . Steve Schering,, 3 Dec. 2019 But if the Amazon Echo, flickering on a night table, prompts dystopian dread, the cell-phone butt dial belongs to a different genre. Jody Rosen, The New Yorker, 5 Nov. 2019 My only hoarding vice is saving birthday cards, letters, and ticket stubs that live in disorganized splendor in my night table drawer. Lonnie Firestone, Glamour, 15 Jan. 2019 Book a Saturday night table here for you and your sweetheart; the crowd is low-key, and the food is serious, but hearty. Paul Oswell, Condé Nast Traveler, 4 Mar. 2018 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,, 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, 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, 10 May 2018

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First Known Use of night table

circa 1772, in the meaning defined above

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“Night table.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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