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 ?
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.
"The servants are here at the sideboard," he said angrily; "don't make a scene."
When I opened my eyes I found that they had collected the silver from the sideboard, and they had drawn a bottle of wine which stood there.
There was a sideboard of mahogany, inlaid with ivory, and bearing enormous handles of glittering brass, and groaning under the piles of silver plate.
These he took down from the shelves and placed upon a sideboard, and prepared to make himself merry.
Take one sample of the way in which he went on, and you will understand what I had to put up with at the sideboard, officiating as I was in the character of a man who had the prosperity of the festival at heart.
Ransome was at the sideboard preparing to lay the table for the first sea dinner of the passage.