Governor Winthrop desk

noun
Governor Win·​throp desk | \ -ˈwin(t)thrəp- \

Definition of Governor Winthrop desk

: a desk with an oxbow front and usually claw-and-ball feet

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History and Etymology for Governor Winthrop desk

after Governor John Winthrop †1649 governor of Massachusetts Colony

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“Governor Winthrop desk.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Governor%20Winthrop%20desk. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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