[ tey-buhl-sahyd ]

adjective, adverb
  1. alongside or at a table, especially in a restaurant: tableside dessert trays; a dish prepared tableside.

  1. the area around or beside a table.

Origin of tableside

First recorded in 1850–55; table + side1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use tableside in a sentence

  • Likewise, there was Kenelm, lookin' mighty comfortable, with a big cigar in his mouth and more on the table side of him.

    Thankful's Inheritance | Joseph C. Lincoln
  • He then placed it on the table side by side with the letter, and through a magnifying-glass scrutinized both carefully.

    A Bid for Fortune | Guy Boothby
  • There is a place for ragged outcasts at the table side by side with the "fat on earth."

  • He laid them on the table side by side and looked across at the white-lipped trembler whom he faced.

    Bucky O'Connor | William MacLeod Raine
  • The farmer rose, walked down the table-side, and gathered Jee's fragile form up under one big engirdling arm.

    The Copperhead | Harold Frederic