writing desk

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:
1605–15

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

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writing desk

a table, frame, or case with a sloping or horizontal top particularly designed to aid writing or reading, and often containing drawers, compartments, or pigeonholes.

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