from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a table fitted or used for writing upon.

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

  • n. a desk used for writing


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  • My only solace lies in settling myselfbefore my writing table each evening and penning some more glimmering shards of prose for my novel.

    One Night Of Scandal

  • Maudrayne locked it, then went to a writing table where an elaborately carved little casket stood, gleaming in the lone candleflame.

    Conqueror's Moon

  • She had put her own stamp on the room, as much as possible, with a writing table ornately carved in triple-linked rings and a heavy chair that raised an inlaid ivory Flame of Tar Valon above her dark hair like a large snowy teardrop.

    The Fires of Heaven


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