A table placed at the side of a room or apart from the main table. A table made to stand near the wall of an apartment, especially in a dining-room; a table smaller than the dining-table, used in many ways in the service of the household.
End tables are small tables typically placed beside couches or armchairs. Often lamps will be placed on an end table. A small table, usually placed at either end of a couch or beside a chair.