end table


a small table placed beside a chair or at the end of a sofa.

Origin of end table

An Americanism dating back to 1850–55
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Examples from the Web for end table

  • He flung his arms out in a frantic gesture that knocked a lamp from an end-table and sent it crashing to the floor.

    Wheels Within|Charles V. De Vet
  • Putting her tray down carefully on the end-table, she led him toward the other fireplace.

    Masters of Space|Edward Elmer Smith