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desk - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'desk' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Desk [ n.]
- A table, frame, or case, usually with sloping top, but often with flat top, for the use writers and readers. It often has a drawer or repository underneath.
- A reading table or lectern to support the book from which the liturgical service is read, differing from the pulpit from which the sermon is preached; also (esp. in the United States), a pulpit. Hence, used symbolically for "the clerical profession."
2 . Desk [ v. t.]
- To shut up, as in a desk; to treasure.