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escritoire


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Escritoire  \Es`cri*toire"\,  n.  [OF.  escritoire,  F.  ['e]critoire, 
  LL  scriptorium,  fr  L.  scriptorius  belonging  to  writing,  fr 
  sribere  to  write.  See  {Script},  and  cf  {Scrutoire}.] 
  A  piece  of  furniture  used  as  a  writing  table,  commonly  with 
  drawers,  pigeonholes,  and  the  like  a  secretary  or  writing 
  desk. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  escritoire 
  n  :  a  piece  of  furniture  used  for  a  writing  desk  [syn:  {secretary}, 
  {writing  table},  {secretaire}] 




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