bed table


noun

an adjustable table or a tray with legs, designed to extend over or rest upon a bed.

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Origin of bed table

First recorded in 1805–15
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Example sentences from the Web for bed table

  • Finally she placed my tray on the bed-table and stood looking down at me.

    Highways in Hiding|George Oliver Smith
  • He eyed the green stamp on the neck of the bottle on the bed-table and grinned.

    Death of a Spaceman|Walter M. Miller