side table

noun

Definition of side table

: a table designed to be placed against a wall

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In the backyard, Arne Jacobsen wicker chairs from Sika Design and a side table from JF Chen; custom fireplace screen, Studio Forge. Jenni Konner, ELLE Decor, "Jewelry Designer Irene Neuwirth Takes Us Inside Her Eclectic Los Angeles Home," 13 July 2018 In our video: Rug, Well Woven; beach umbrella, Bed, Bath & Beyond; side table, World Market; beach chairs, Target; wall mural, Society6. Maddie Hiatt, House Beautiful, "The 13 Coolest Pool Floats Of 2019," 6 Apr. 2019 Other perks on the Gunnar include an exterior side table, custom vinyl wrapped sides, a road shower for keeping clean, and a 19-inch flat screen. Megan Barber, Curbed, "Custom teardrop trailer uses a rooftop tent to camp a family," 3 Oct. 2018 They can be flipped vertically to serve as the base of a side table or positioned horizontally to create a coffee table. Liz Stinson, Curbed, "Clever furniture line transforms 6 pieces into 25+ uses," 9 Aug. 2018 Made of rock crystal, marble, or cast in bronze by her friend and longtime collaborator, Robert Goossens, the lions stalked over side tables and shelves; one carved in wood presided over the hearth, the world under its paw. Vogue, "The Lion Queen: A First Look at Chanel’s New High Jewelry Collection," 23 Jan. 2018 At some spots, rooms are basic; just a side table and twin beds topped with a fluffy down comforter. Amy Tara Koch, Vogue, "The Slopes Less Taken: Going on a Ski Safari in the Dolomites," 7 Mar. 2019 The prints on the smaller end of the scale would display beautifully on a bookshelf or side table, while the larger prints can proudly hang from your parents' living room wall to flaunt snapshots of their beloved grandkids. Blair Donovan, Country Living, "Minted's Heart Snapshot Mix Photo Art Is THE Perfect Gift for Your Nearest and Dearest," 5 Mar. 2019 Logs crackled in the stone fireplace at Mount Rainier’s National Park Inn, with tea and scones on a side table. Carol Pucci, The Seattle Times, "For a visit without the crowds, head to Mount Rainier in winter," 20 Feb. 2019

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First Known Use of side table

circa 1500, in the meaning defined above

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side table

noun

English Language Learners Definition of side table

: a table that is designed to be placed against a wall

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