From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:
Davenport \Dav"en*port\, noun [From the name of the original maker. --Encyc. Dict.] A kind of small writing table, generally somewhat ornamental, and forming a piece of furniture for the parlor or boudoir.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
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