drop front


: a hinged cover on the front of a desk that may be lowered to provide a surface for writing

Word History

First Known Use

1925, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of drop front was in 1925

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Cite this Entry

“Drop front.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/drop%20front. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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