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sideboard

[sahyd-bawrd, -bohrd] /ˈsaɪdˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd/
noun
1.
a piece of furniture, as in a dining room, often with shelves, drawers, etc., for holding articles of table service.
2.
a board forming a side or a part of a side; sidepiece.
3.
sideboards, Slang. side whiskers.
Origin of sideboard
1300-1350
1300-50; Middle English; see side1, board
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Examples from the web for sideboard
  • By tradition, food to be tested before it was served to the ruler was set on a sideboard, or credenza.
  • Their sideboard's built right into the house and goes all the way across one end of the dining room.
  • Help yourself to the sideboard vegetable salads with each entrée.
  • On the left, the mirrors of a cedar sideboard reflected the symmetrically placed dishes.
  • The cigar stand is now used as a sideboard for the restaurant.
British Dictionary definitions for sideboard

sideboard

/ˈsaɪdˌbɔːd/
noun
1.
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
n.

"table placed near the side of a room or hall" (especially one where food is served), c.1300, from side (adj.) + board (n.1).

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