Origin of sideboard
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Examples from the Web for sideboard
You took no drink; the sideboard stands open; my fruit has disappeared.The Boy Life of Napoleon
Bishop then came undesignedly sidling in the direction of the sideboard.Little Dorrit
Whisky and soda, wine and sandwiches were upon the sideboard.
Louise strolled to the sideboard and helped herself to a sandwich.
She helped herself to soda water from a siphon on the sideboard.
- a piece of furniture intended to stand at the side of a dining room, with drawers, cupboards, and shelves to hold silver, china, linen, etc
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Word Origin and History for sideboard
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