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(Furniture) a piece of furniture with a writing surface and drawers and compartments for papers, writing materials, etc
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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.
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|Noun||1.||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)|
desk - a piece of furniture with a writing surface and usually drawers or other compartments
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