roll top desk

roll top

noun
1.
a flexible, sliding cover for the working area of a desk, opening by rising upward and back in quadrantal grooves and rolling up beneath the top.
2.
Also called roll-top desk, rolltop desk. a desk with such a cover.

Origin:
1885–90, Americanism

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