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writing desk

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

writ′ing desk`


n.
1. a piece of furniture with a surface for writing on, usu. with drawers and compartments for writing materials.
2. a portable case that holds writing materials and that when opened forms a surface on which to write.
[1605–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.writing desk - a portable case containing writing materials and having a writing surface
case - a portable container for carrying several objects; "the musicians left their instrument cases backstage"
2.writing desk - a desk for writing (usually with a sloping top)writing desk - a desk for writing (usually with a sloping top)
desk - a piece of furniture with a writing surface and usually drawers or other compartments
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As soon as his back was turned, I went to my writing desk to start the story.
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And there we sat; I at my writing desk ready to appear busy with some papers, he behind me out of sight of the door.
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It offers a glimpse into the drawers of her writing desk, those drawers from which emerged her three early standalone novels and the four installments of My Brilliant Friend, known in English as the Neapolitan Quartet.
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