a bedside table, often with drawers, placed next to a bed; also called night table
noun 1. a special club carried by a policeman; billy. noun 1. (US & Canadian) a heavy baton or club carried by a policeman, prima British equivalent truncheon
plural noun, Pathology. 1. heavy sweating during sleep, especially as a symptom of certain diseases, as tuberculosis.
noun 1. a small table, chest, etc., for use next to a bed. noun See nightstand
noun, Psychiatry. 1. a sudden feeling of extreme fear that awakens a sleeping person, usually during slow-wave sleep, and is not associated with a dream or nightmare.