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sideboard

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Pronunciation: /ˈsʌɪdbɔːd
 
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Definition of sideboard in English:

noun

1A flat-topped piece of furniture with cupboards and drawers, used for storing crockery, glasses, and table linen.
Example sentences
  • In the end, the right wall only displayed an antique sideboard, the china cupboard, a quaint old rocking chair Brianna couldn't bear to part with and a bookshelf.
  • Stock includes dining tables, chairs, sideboards, credenzas, chests of drawers, lighting and accessories.
  • As Washington and his new wife chose ceramics and glass to set a fashionable table, they also ordered new chairs, tables, sideboards, and other furniture, along with cloth for bed hangings and curtains.
2 (usually sideboards) British A sideburn: bushy sideboards and a moustache
3A board forming the side, or a part of the side, of a structure, especially a removable board at the side of a cart or lorry.

Words that rhyme with sideboard

sandwich board

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