writing desk

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

Origin of writing desk

First recorded in 1605–15
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Related Words for writing desk

davenport, desk, escritoire, secretary, secretaire

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British Dictionary definitions for writing desk

writing desk

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