Examples from the Web for 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
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
At last she said she meant "scrutau" (escritoire or scrutoire), pointing towards the article with her finger.Little Prudy's Sister Susy|Sophie May
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.