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night table

a small table, chest, etc., for use next to a bed.
Also called bedstand, bed table, nightstand.
Origin of night table
1780-90 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Police officials said that a bottle of prescription sleeping pills was found on a nearby night table.
  • There was one found in the master bedroom night table, there were two found in the garage, there were baggies found.
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