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roll top

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noun

a flexible, sliding cover for the working area of a desk, opening by rising upward and back in quadrantal grooves and rolling up beneath the top.
Also called roll-top desk, rolltop desk . a desk with such a cover.

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Origin of roll top

An Americanism dating back to 1885–90
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