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  • n. Plural form of sideboard.

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Examples

  • A prevailing fashion for wedding presents is to give heavy pieces of furniture, such as sideboards, writing-tables, cabinets, and pianos.

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  • Larger pieces, such as sideboards, are $400 to $650.

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  • We found out that the carvings and models on the sideboards reunite a variety of artistic styles and the materials used are also diverse.

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  • The prisoners of war have made these beds themselves as well as some handsome sideboards, cupboards, tables and easy chairs.

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  • Two years ago, the duo opened Jimmie Martin ( www.jimmiemartin.com ) on London's Kensington Church Street, where they sell everything from gold- and graffiti-infused sideboards (£3,300) and tagged chairs (from £16,000) to wallpaper with the words "Imperfection" sprayed across (from £900).

    The Writing Is on the Wall

  • In the end though, I decided to go with the 5.1 surround installation—I'll just think of the sideboards that will have to be replaced as a sonic bliss tax.

    Is 2 Greater Than 5.1?

  • The floor of the State dining-room, while not showing settlement, was so insufficiently supported as to cause the dishes on the sideboards to rattle when the waiters were serving, and the plastering below was badly cracked from excessive vibration.

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  • Harvey's is home to what is probably the best known Sherry in the world: Harvey's Bristol Cream, a sweet Sherry launched over 100 years ago and still regularly found on the sideboards of dining rooms and shelves of most bars.

    Sherry's Long, Rich Past and Uncertain Present

  • These houses were fully furnished, albeit – according to an old family joke – by the department of giants and dwarves tiny little armchairs paired with monumental sideboards.

    A childhood on the move

  • Silver candleholders and tureens studded with malachite cabochons sit atop polished ebony sideboards.

    An Enchanted House Becomes a Family's Curse

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  • Dylan Thomas, in "Old Garbo," in Portrait of the Artist as a Young Dog, writes: "Most of the boys were there already. Some wore the outlines of moustaches, others had sideboards and crimped hair, some smoked curved pipes and talked with them gripped between their teeth, there were pin-stripe trousers and hard collars, one daring bowler." (p 89 of the New Directions Paperbook edition)

    December 9, 2008

  • same as sideburns

    June 30, 2008