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end table

a small table placed beside a chair or at the end of a sofa.
Origin of end table
1850-55, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • He flung his arms out in a frantic gesture that knocked a lamp from an end-table and sent it crashing to the floor.

    Wheels Within Charles V. De Vet
  • Putting her tray down carefully on the end-table, she led him toward the other fireplace.

    Masters of Space Edward Elmer Smith

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