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Writing table   /rˈaɪtɪŋ tˈeɪbəl/   Listen
Writing table

A desk used for writing.  Synonyms: escritoire, secretaire, secretary.

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"Writing table" Quotes from Famous Books

... who allows his wife to be dogged by spies. Thieves, paid by your father, steal my souvenirs; a burglar's kit hidden in their clothes, they besiege my writing table. Jailers stand between me and ...
— Secret Memoirs: The Story of Louise, Crown Princess • Henry W. Fischer

... his writing table, with an open snuff-box before him, and, as Calvin Van de Lear entered his room, Duff took a large pinch of snuff and shoved the tablets forward. Calvin wrote on them a short sentence. As Duff Salter read it he started to his feet and sneezed with ...
— Bohemian Days - Three American Tales • Geo. Alfred Townsend

... and shall wait. But there, I have not quite finished arranging your writing table. Here is something ...
— Virgin Soil • Ivan S. Turgenev

... the country. The children came to school, one after another taking their places near the master, who sat writing. They spent their time reading until all were there. But every one who succeeded in reading his passage without mistake stopped reading, and came and sat at the writing table to write. The poor fellow who remained last on the bench ...
— Stories of American Life and Adventure • Edward Eggleston

Words linked to "Writing table" :   desk

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