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night table

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night′ ta`ble


n.
a small table set next to a bed.
[1780–90]
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Mr Verloc deposited the cash-box on the night table, and began the operation of undressing by flinging his overcoat on to a distant chair.
"Sconces free up space on night tables, or reduce clutter in a room with too many floor lamps," says Wood.
The bed is flanked by Layug's horizontal kamagong night tables that are designed in harmony with the length of the room.
The Crate Designs furniture selection at Children's Furniture Gallery features a broad array of dressers, desks, night tables, beds, sofas and much more.
Dorm room beds, dressers and night tables, plus desks and other furnishings from educational, health care and other organizations have been refurbished and put to use by a new generation of students and families.
I tend to agree that night tables are one of those essential but entirely uninspiring purchases, all complicated by getting just the right height, shape, dimensions etc to make reaching for a coffee or glass of water comfortable rather than spilling things, not having enough space to pile books and so on.
It belongs on our night tables more than in our libraries.
As well as judging award categories and drumming up interest from members of the public and the business and training communities, sponsors helped by talking to the media, hosting awards night tables and presenting prizes to the winners..
It is really quite tragic that Christians of a literary bent are persuaded to ignore the greatest work of literature that has sat on their night tables for years.
It isn't selling sofas or night tables or framed art.
The night table with tray top and tambour shutter also recovered despite many less traditional forms selling very cheaply at provincial auctions, while pairs of night tables of quality were more expensive than in 2006.