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  • adj. Alternative spelling of roll-top.


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  • A wine-red couch against the far wall, with a chipped wooden rolltop desk next to it, the kind with all the pigeonhole compartments.

    Thor's Day

  • The accompanying photo shows me in my office at my rolltop desk.

    Thus Quoth the Owl : Bev Vincent

  • In my role as liaison between Pop and Uncle Albert, I would walk up the concrete stairs to the second floor where Pop sat in a tiny room with a rolltop desk, a swimsuit calendar, and a file cabinet behind him, poring over a cigar box full of invoices.

    I Never Was

  • In his antique rolltop desk, in one of the pigeonhole drawers, I found some bindled white powder and some fragrant green.

    Shortcut Man

  • This rolltop desk was used for business and a low table to the left (unseen in this photo) was where he actually wrote.

    Jack London:Jack London in Cottage Study

  • The rolltop desk, table, and other items from the cottage study are on display at the House of Happy Walls Museum.

    Jack London's Rolltop Desk

  • It resembled the sliding cover of a rolltop desk, and was just big enough for the insertion of a nuclear warhead.

    The Omega Theory

  • Drawers or ‘rolltop’ covers for pull out shelves with perforated bottoms to keep thing (especially external hard drives) cool would be nice.

    Novanta Designers Workstation by Luke Riggall » Yanko Design

  • With their stripped beams, wooden floors and rolltop baths, the former servants' quarters at the Oddfellows bar and restaurant 01244 400001,, doubles from £175, room only make four decadent guest rooms, though be warned that noise filters up from the bar – there's live music from an acoustic band on Thursdays.

    Five great British city breaks

  • Jaya pushed back the cover on the big rolltop desk that was shoved into a corner of the living room, and began looking for phone numbers.

    Tell us we’re home


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