Definition of nightstand
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Drugs were easy to find: a package of heroin on the railing leading to a basement; another batch on a shelf above a nightstand.
Police say a check of the trunk revealed a broken nightstand missing from Claiborne’s bedroom.
Why not put your charging dock in the nursery and your mate’s dock on a nightstand in your room, and keep a FaceTime call going all night over your home wi-fi?
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First Known Use of nightstand
NIGHTSTAND Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of nightstand for English Language Learners
: a small table that is next to a bed
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