an adjustable table or a tray with legs, designed to extend over or rest upon a bed.
She came in with a big wistful smile and dropped my tray on the bed table.
Highways in Hiding George Oliver Smith
She turned back and saw the half-empty Pepsi-Cola bottle on the floor beside the bed table.
Deadly City Paul W. Fairman
She flings out her arm, overturning the bed table, and then pulls desperately at the bell.
The Mysterious Affair at Styles Agatha Christie
He had memories of a tiny room, very neat and compact, with even a single huge rose in a vase on the bed table.
The Planet Strappers Raymond Zinke Gallun
- Bed tea
noun (in some Asian countries) tea served to a guest in bed in the morning
tick3 . Historical Examples In an old stockin’-fut under my bedtick, where you can bet no man on earth ever laid eyes on it, or ever will! Why Joan? Eleanor Mercein Kelly Quickly I snatch my writing material from the womb of the bedtick. Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist Alexander Berkman The remains of a […]
the time at which a person usually goes to bed: It’s past my bedtime. the time at which a person goes to bed on a particular night: I have to get up early tomorrow so bedtime tonight will be 9 o’clock. Contemporary Examples It is a bedtime story for adults, filled with first names only—Jack […]
- Bedtime story
a story told to a child at bedtime. Contemporary Examples It is a bedtime story for adults, filled with first names only—Jack and Polly, Jane and Jean, Asa and Madge, Luke and Annie. This Week’s Hot Reads: March 30, 2012 Jimmy So April 1, 2012 Amazon’s new wireless reading device is sleeker, faster—and will even […]