One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A table placed at the side of a room or apart from the main table.
- ‘If paper must be stored temporarily, put it on a side table or book shelf but keep it off your desk.’
- ‘It was extravagantly decorated and a side table was filled with small treats and dainties.’
- ‘She set a small golden bud vase with burgundy flowers on the side table.’
- ‘Then he shook his head as he went to a side table and pulled out the drawer.’
- ‘Nodding, he led them to a side table near a window, where they usually sat.’
- ‘As I made my way down, I spotted the incense burning on a side table near Donovan.’
- ‘On the small side table was a plate of fruit and buttered toast, still warm.’
- ‘Thomas got up quietly and took the liquor and short glass from the small side table to put them in the kitchen.’
- ‘He poured himself a cup of the hot coffee from a pot that stood on the side table near the door.’
- ‘Before our meeting, he prepared his favorite collection on a side table in the corner of the living room.’
- ‘The room was dark and comfortably furnished; an aromatic candle burned on a side table.’
- ‘I threw my purse and my car keys on the side table and walked into the kitchen.’
- ‘Her father shook his head, and Tash went in to the living room, picking up the receiver lying on a side table.’
- ‘Erin was poring over a huge book that had been open under the side table under a dim red desk lamp.’
- ‘By tucking in an antique wicker writing desk as a side table, we increased function and character in the room.’
- ‘He let them eat in the kitchen while he sat in the living room looking at a picture of his family and sighed, then sat it down on the side table.’
- ‘She turned around and walked over to the side table at the opposite end of the room.’
- ‘A few inches away from the side table where the telephone was, was a computer.’
- ‘Closing the door, Clark Durand locks it and throws his keys into the little bowl on the side table.’
- ‘Kissing the envelope gently, he opened the drawer of a side table and placed it inside.’
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