Definition of desk :
1. A reading table or lectern to support the book from which the liturgical service is read, differing from the pulpit from which the sermon is preached; also ( esp. in the United States), a pulpit. Hence, used symbolically for the clerical profession.
2. A table, frame, or case, usually with sloping top, but often with flat top, for the use writers and readers. It often has a drawer or repository underneath.
3. To shut up, as in a desk; to treasure.
cupboard (part of speech: noun)
table (part of speech: noun)