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scrutoire

[skroo-twahr]
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noun
  1. writing desk(def 1).
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  • He put away his papers and locked his scrutoire with a sigh, finding himself even poorer than he had thought.

    Mohawks, Volume 2 of 3

    Mary Elizabeth Braddon

  • One pair stood on a bureau at the end of the room, the other on his lordship's scrutoire.

    Mohawks, Volume 2 of 3

    Mary Elizabeth Braddon

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

  • 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.