writing desk


noun

a piece of furniture with a surface for writing, with drawers and pigeonholes for writing materials.
a portable case that when opened forms a surface on which to write.

Nearby words

  1. writerly,
  2. writhe,
  3. writhen,
  4. writing,
  5. writing case,
  6. writing hand,
  7. writing on the wall,
  8. writing paper,
  9. writing table,
  10. writings

Origin of writing desk

First recorded in 1605–15

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British Dictionary definitions for writing desk

writing desk

noun

a piece of furniture with a writing surface and drawers and compartments for papers, writing materials, etc
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