escritoire

desks

dɛsk

noun

a piece of furniture with a flat or sloping surface and typically with drawers, at which one can read, write, or do other work.

he sat at his desk, reading reports

table,work surface,bureau,writing desk,writing table,roll-top desk,lectern,counter,davenport,escritoire,secretaire

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desk

dɛsk

noun

a piece of furniture with a flat or sloping surface and typically with drawers, at which one can read, write, or do other work.

he sat at his desk, reading reports

table,work surface,bureau,writing desk,writing table,roll-top desk,lectern,counter,davenport,escritoire,secretaire

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bureau

[byoor-oh]

noun

1. an office or department for transacting particular business.

he works for the Federal Bureau of Investigation

noun

2. A chest of drawers. A writing desk with drawers and typically an angled top opening downwards to form a writing surface.

The journal rested atop his bedroom bureau.

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