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Meaning of DESK

Pronunciation:  desk

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a piece of furniture with a writing surface and usually drawers or other compartments

DESK is a 4 letter word that starts with D.


 See Also: davenport, drawer, escritoire, secretaire, secretary, table, writing desk, writing table



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Desk\, n. [OE. deske, the same word as dish, disk. See
    {Dish}, and cf. {Disk}.]
    1. 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.
    2. 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. [imp. & p. p. {Desked}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    To shut up, as in a desk; to treasure.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing or sitting at your desk in your dream, suggests that you are evaluating and weighing your problems. It is indicative of self-exploration and discovery.
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