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night table

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noun
  1. a small table, chest, etc., for use next to a bed.
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Origin of night table

First recorded in 1780–90
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for night table

nightstand

Examples from the Web for night table

Historical Examples of night table

  • My night-table was daily removed, and beside me stood a jug of water.

    The Life and Adventures of Baron Trenck

    Baron Trenck

  • My tools were the irons I had dug out, which fastened may bedstead and night-table.

  • Mother gave me a clock with a luminous dial which I wanted for my night-table.

    A Young Girl's Diary

    An Anonymous Young Girl

  • He got out of bed, he took his keys from the night-table at the bed head and went to his bureau.

    Soul of a Bishop

    H. G. Wells

  • He could descry his wife's portable clock on the night-table.

    The Roll-Call

    Arnold Bennett