escritoire (plural escritoires)
- A writing desk with a hinged door that provides the writing surface.
- 1959, Anthony Burgess, Beds in the East (The Malayan Trilogy), published 1972, page 561:
- Rosemary sat at her Public Works Department escritoire, in a sea of fed cats, and tried to write a letter to Vythilingam.
A writing desk with a hinged door