Sideboards


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side·board

 (sīd′bôrd′)
n.
1. A long, low piece of dining room furniture having drawers and shelves for storing linens and tableware and a flat surface for serving food or displaying items.
2. A board that forms a side or part of a side: the sideboards of a skating rink.
3. sideboards Chiefly British Sideburns.

[Sense 3, probably alteration of sideburns.]

sideboards

(ˈsaɪdˌbɔːdz)
pl n
(Hairdressing & Grooming) another term for sideburns

Sideboards

Vertical extensions to the sides of a wagon box that were added when needed to increase the capacity of the wagon box.
Translations

sideboards

[ˈsaɪdbɔːdz] NPL (Brit) sideburns [ˈsaɪdbɜːnz] NPLpatillas fpl

sideboards

[ˈsaɪdbɔːrdz] (British) sideburns [ˈsaɪdbɜːrnz] npl (= whiskers) → favoris mpl

sideboards

[ˈsaɪdˌbɔːdz] side£burns [ˈsaɪdˌbɜːnz] (Am) nplbasette fpl
References in classic literature ?
I don't often indulge like this," Barrington said, turning away from the sideboard with a tumbler already empty in his hands.
About midnight that steak was cut and cooked; and lighted by two lanterns of sperm oil, Stubb stoutly stood up to his spermaceti supper at the capstan-head, as if that capstan were a sideboard.
When they rose, so many of the magnates had something to say to Mr Merdle individually that he held little levees by the sideboard, and checked them off as they went out at the door.
Floyd were sure to retire with their glasses, while Cecil invariably lingered, sipping at his while she locked up the sideboard.
Half a dozen chairs had been carelessly pushed back, there were empty champagne bottles upon the sideboard, the air was faintly odorous of tobacco smoke - blue wreaths were still curling upwards towards the frescoed ceiling.
Granet had approached the dark mahogany sideboard and was fingering some bottles.
Behind it a great mahogany-appearing sideboard reached the ceiling.
To-day," Hamel declared, as he stood at the sideboard the following morning at breakfast-time and helped himself to bacon and eggs, "I am positively going to begin reading.
The sideboard was covered with glistening old plate--old cups, both gold and silver; old salvers and cruet-stands, like Rundell and Bridge's shop.
After sitting long enough to admire every article of furniture in the room, from the sideboard to the fender, to give an account of their journey, and of all that had happened in London, Mr.
The cardinal, on passing into his cabinet, found the Comte de la Fere, who was waiting for him, engaged in admiring a very fine Raphael placed over a sideboard covered with plate.
The dining-room, large and well-proportioned, had windows on two sides of it, with heavy curtains of red rep; there was a big table in the middle; and at one end an imposing mahogany sideboard with a looking-glass in it.