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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roll-top desk
 
n
Also called: roll-top a desk having a slatted wooden panel that can be pulled down over the writing surface when not in use

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