Meaning of “bedside table” in the English Dictionary

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"bedside table" in British English

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bedside tablenoun [ C ]

uk /ˌbed.saɪd ˈteɪ.bəl/ us /ˌbed.saɪd ˈteɪ.bəl/ US also nightstand, night table

Examples from literature

  • Honor put him impatiently aside and examined the medicine bottle on the bedside table. 
  • I reached over to the bedside table and found my cigarettes. 
  • No secret drawers in desk or dressing-table or bedside table. 
  • She brought the pink hyacinth in its pot, too, and placed it on the bedside table. 
  • She put a heavy silver bag on the bedside table and lowered herself into a chair. 

(Definition of “bedside table” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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