[es-kri-twahr] /ˌɛs krɪˈtwɑr/
a writing desk with compartments and drawers, concealed by a hinged flap, on a chest of drawers or plain stand
1706, from French écritoire (12c.), from Late Latin scriptorium (see scriptorium).
[noun es-kroh, ih-skroh; verb ih-skroh, es-kroh] /noun ˈɛs kroʊ, ɪˈskroʊ; verb ɪˈskroʊ, ˈɛs kroʊ/ Law. noun 1. a contract, deed, bond, or other written agreement deposited with a third person, by whom it is to be delivered to the grantee or promisee on the fulfillment of some condition. verb (used with object) 2. to place […]
[es-kyoo-ij] /ˈɛs kyu ɪdʒ/ noun 1. . /ˈɛskjʊɪdʒ/ noun 1. (in medieval Europe) another word for scutage
[es-koo-th e-raw] /ˌɛs kuˈðɛ rɔ/ noun 1. Vicente [bee-then-te] /biˈθɛn tɛ/ (Show IPA), 1892?–1980, Spanish dancer.
[e-skoo-doh; Portuguese es-koo-doo; Spanish es-koo-th aw] /ɛˈsku doʊ; Portuguese ɛsˈku dʊ; Spanish ɛsˈku ðɔ/ noun, plural escudos [e-skoo-dohz; Portuguese es-koo-doo s; Spanish es-koo-th aws] /ɛˈsku doʊz; Portuguese ɛsˈku dʊs; Spanish ɛsˈku ðɔs/ (Show IPA) 1. a coin and monetary unit of Cape Verde, equal to 100 centavos. 2. a former coin and monetary unit of […]