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nightstand

Syllabification: night·stand
Pronunciation: /ˈnītstand
 
/
(also night table)

Definition of nightstand in English:

noun

A small low bedside table, typically having drawers.
Example sentences
  • Maple wood is used extensively for the room furnishings (armoire, nightstands, headboard and dressing table) as well as the crown molding in each ceiling.
  • In a household with children or grandchildren, kitchen drawers and nightstands aren't ideal, either.
  • In one of the drawers of my nightstand is the gift which Miss Elving so kindly bestowed upon me.

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