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British Dictionary definitions for writing table

writing table

  1. a table designed or used for writing at
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  • Olivo had told her that his guest had been at the writing-table since early morning.

    Casanova's Homecoming

    Arthur Schnitzler

  • There was a chair by the writing-table, and here he sat down.

    Roden's Corner

    Henry Seton Merriman

  • He sat down at the writing-table and spread a sheet of notepaper in front of him.

    Changing Winds

    St. John G. Ervine

  • She did not follow him, but sat down upon the sofa near the writing-table.

    A Spirit in Prison

    Robert Hichens

  • She got up, went to her writing-table, opened a drawer, and took out of it a letter.

    A Spirit in Prison

    Robert Hichens