drop front
noun Date: 1925 a hinged cover on the front of a desk that may be lowered to provide a surface for writing

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • drop-front — [dräp′frunt΄] adj. designating a desk with a front panel fitted with hinges on its bottom edge so that it can be pivoted forward and down to form a surface for writing …   English World dictionary

  • drop-front — adjective see drop front * * * drop front «DROP FRUHNT», adjective. having a hinged front part that can be lowered to a horizontal position: »a drop front desk or table …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Drop — (dr[o^]p), n. [OE. drope, AS. dropa; akin to OS. dropo, D. drop, OHG. tropo, G. tropfen, Icel. dropi, Sw. droppe; and Fr. AS. dre[ o]pan to drip, drop; akin to OS. driopan, D. druipen, OHG. triofan, G. triefen, Icel. drj[=u]pa. Cf. {Drip},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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