Definition of 'escritoire'
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Example sentences containing 'escritoire'
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Gripped beneath this compulsive spell, she found herself slowly crossing to the escritoire and pouring herself a glass of champagne. COMPULSION (2002)An escritoire must surely be eighteenth-century French and beyond price. MOONDROP TO MURDER (2002)On an escritoire stood two bottles of champagne chilling in a bucket. COMPULSION (2002)
It contained a comfortable chaise and two armchairs covered in chintz, and an escritoire against the wall, just as Amelia had recalled. ON A WICKED DAWN (2002)
Trends of 'escritoire'
Used Rarely. escritoire is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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