American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A piece of dining room furniture having drawers and shelves for linens and tableware.
- n. A board that forms a side or part of a side: the sideboards of a skating rink.
- n. Chiefly British Sideburns.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A side-table, as an additional dining-table; later, a more elaborate form of side-table, having the cupboard for plate combined with it. The modern sideboard usually contains one or more small closets, several drawers, and a number of shelves, in addition to the broad top, which is usually of a convenient height from the floor for receiving articles in immediate use in the service of the table. Sideboards are often fixed permanently, and form an important part of the decoration of the dining-room.
- n. A board forming a side, or part of a side, of something. Specifically
- n. A vertical board forming the side of a carpenters' bench next to the workman, containing holes for the insertion of pins to hold one end of a piece of work while the other end is held by the bench-screw or clamp.
- n. Same as lee-board.
- n. plural
- n. Standing shirt-collars.
- n. Side–whiskers.
- n. A piece of dining room furniture having drawers and shelves for linen and tableware; originally for serving food
- n. a board that forms part of the side of something
- n. in the plural, chiefly UK sideburns
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A piece of dining-room furniture having compartments and shelves for keeping or displaying articles of table service.
- n. a board that forms part of the side of a bed or crib
- n. a removable board fitted on the side of a wagon to increase its capacity
- n. a piece of furniture that stands at the side of a dining room; has shelves and drawers
- Sense 3, probably alteration of sideburns. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Whether the Bookshelf and the sideboard is available in various colors to matches with your style.”
“Having three drawers, four cupboards and a considerable amount of space, this sideboard could be the answer to your storage needs.”
“In place of a sideboard was a row of teletypes and a phone bank.”
“Like a civic manifestation is the interior furniture: An oil-paint-portrait of the young sergeant Le Pen in bright parade-uniform, on a sideboard is the bible.”
“But the praying Jesus above the sideboard is a little unusual, like the proverbial elephant in the room that no one mentions, so Parva decides there is only one thing to do.”
“On the sideboard was a photo of her on her wedding day and Janine stared at it for long moments, remembering how she had felt then with her brand-new husband beside her and a baby growing inside her belly.”
“There was handsome old silver on the table and sideboard, which is a rare thing in France, as almost all the silver was melted during the”
“Over the sideboard was a large and elaborate piece of needlework, a perfect maze of doors and windows in green and red worsted, with a gigantic bird on either side preparing to alight.”
“On the sideboard were the remains of the General's lunch, which he had just finished.”
“Opposite the sideboard was a couch, draped with a red and green chenille spread.”
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