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lap desk

Syllabification: lap desk

Definition of lap desk in English:


A portable writing case or surface, especially one for use on the lap.
Example sentences
  • Instead I write in bed on the lap desk given to me by a friend.
  • If she doesn't already have one, I'd suggest a nice vintage fountain pen to go with the lap desk.
  • Writing boxes, lap desks, and sewing boxes (some with their original tools) were also made by the Shakers and elsewhere in New England.

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