Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as secretary, n., 4.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a desk used for writing

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Examples

  • "M.nsieur le M.rquis," said M. Gandrin, glancing at the card and the introductory note from M. Hebert, which Alain had sent in, and which lay on the 'secretaire' beside heaps of letters nicely arranged and labelled,

    The Parisians — Volume 01

  • "M.nsieur le M.rquis," said M. Gandrin, glancing at the card and the introductory note from M. Hebert, which Alain had sent in, and which lay on the 'secretaire' beside heaps of letters nicely arranged and labelled, "charmed to make the honour of your acquaintance; just arrived at Paris?

    The Parisians — Complete

  • The tone of these letters and their amusing signatures ‘Orlando Lasso col cor non basso’; ‘Orlandissimo lassissimo, amorevolissimo’; ‘secretaire publique, Orlando magnifique’ show Lassus to have been on terms of easy familiarity with Wilhelm.

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  • La secretaire me dit alors qu'elle va bien noter a coté de mon nom qu'il faut faire vite fait car j'ai un entretien a 15H

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  • A Louis XV secretaire desk and chest of drawers recently went for $800, a third of what it could have sold for in the recent past; and 19th-century grandfather clocks now sell for as little as $1,500, down from about $3,500 a year ago.

    New Bargains on Old Furniture

  • He inclined his head slightly as if in acknowledgment of her statement, then he walked casually across the room towards where she stood beside the secretaire.

    A Wicked Gentleman

  • His eyes flicked to the secretaire over her shoulder.

    A Wicked Gentleman

  • Et la, Vero (la secretaire et accessoirement prof d'info) me demande si je suis declaré a la cotorep alors je reponds par l'affirmatif et elle me demande si je touche quelque chose du meme organisme.

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  • I have just shattered the widely-shared romantic vision of HBM seated, with her laptop, at a tidy secretaire in an oak-panelled library, clad in stylish loungewear and sipping tea from a china cup.

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  • Ainsi une personne agée ... un gentil monsieur, me dit que la secretaire est partie mais que je pouvais attendre le docteur directement puisqu'il prend les rendez-vous lui-meme quand la secretaire n'est pas la, mais me dit tout d'meme qu'il va falloir que j'attende qu'il finisse avec le patient qu'il oscultait pendant notre discussion et la fin de son oscultation a lui ...

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