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Words Nearby scrutoire Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use scrutoire in a sentence

  • At last she said she meant "scrutau" (escritoire or scrutoire), pointing towards the article with her finger.

  • But one would think every man in these books had the bank of England in his 'scrutoire.

  • Ill no let thee gang without a solid benison, so tak the key, and gang into the scrutoire and bring out the pocket-book.

    The Entail | John Galt
  • As this was in a private 'scrutoire, she did not choose to send a servant for it, but gave the key to her niece.

  • Here Lockhard entered, and put the leathern scrutoire, or mail-box, into his hands.

    Bride of Lammermoor | Sir Walter Scott