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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
1605-1615
1605-15
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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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