Examples from the Web for scrutoire
Historical Examples of scrutoire
He put away his papers and locked his scrutoire with a sigh, finding himself even poorer than he had thought.
One pair stood on a bureau at the end of the room, the other on his lordship's scrutoire.
As this was in a private 'scrutoire, she did not choose to send a servant for it, but gave the key to her niece.Narrative And Miscellaneous Papers
Thomas De Quincey
At last she said she meant "scrutau" (escritoire or scrutoire), pointing towards the article with her finger.Little Prudy's Sister Susy
But one would think every man in these books had the bank of England in his 'scrutoire.