- nightshade family,
Origin of nightstand
Examples from the Web for nightstand
She said, I take that card to my bed at night, I put it on the nightstand.
There is a reason why I keep a bb gun in my nightstand that could easily be mistaken for a handgun.
Mottola went to work and left a note with lyrics to an Elton John song on the nightstand: “Butterflies are free to fly/Fly away…”Speed Read: Juiciest Bits From the Tommy Mottola Memoir ‘Hitmaker’|Kevin Fallon|January 31, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Instead, he picked up the Bible on the nightstand and began “reading passages from Scripture aloud to them.”11 Juiciest Bits From ‘Untouchable: The Strange Life and Tragic Death of Michael Jackson’|Abby Haglage|November 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Urn Burial is a bedside book, a nightstand book, one that begs to be read in a wind-lashed, lightning-struck manor.Halloween Read: Thomas Browne’s Eerie Premonition of His Burial|Stefan Beck|October 30, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Then he took an orange from his nightstand, and put it in my hand.Cuore (Heart)|Edmondo De Amicis
He laid the pile of five-franc pieces on the old serving-woman's nightstand, and returned to his chamber without saying a word.
She was at the moment running over in her mind a "situation" in a paper-covered novel turned down on her nightstand.A Little Journey in the World|Charles Dudley Warner
He drained his glass, put it on the nightstand, and closed his eyes to think.Anything You Can Do ...|Gordon Randall Garrett
He had taken for his device: "Never a lawyer," and for his armorial bearings a nightstand in which was visible a square cap.