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a stand with a slanted top used to support a bible from which passages are read during a church service
a similar stand to support a lecturer's notes
A small stand used by speakers at formal meetings to hold notes and such See also podium
The desk from which the lessons are read in church
a similar stand to support a lecturers notes
a reading desk usually supported on a column from which the lessons are read
From the Latin, lectrum, meaning "reading desk" - A raised platform used for reading prayers or scripture; usually located at the front of the nave, opposite the pulpit, on the epistle side
a raised platform with railing used for reading prayers or scripture; usually located at the front of the nave opposite the pulpit
A lectern is a high sloping desk on which someone puts their notes when they are standing up and giving a lecture. an object with a sloping surface that you put an open book or notes on while you are speaking to people in public (letrun, from lectorinum, from lector )
desk or stand with a slanted top used to hold a text at the proper height for a lecturer
In churches with a historic floor plan, there are two speaker’s stands in the front of the church The one on the right (as viewed by the congregation) is called the lectern The word lectern comes from the Latin word meaning ‘to read,’ because the lectern primarily functions as a reading stand It is used by lay people to read the scripture lessons, except for the gospel lesson, to lead the congregation in prayer, and to make announcements Because the epistle lesson is usually read from the lectern, the lectern side of the church is called the epistle side See also ambo and pulpit
- a small podium where a speaker stands when giving a speech
This is a reading desk used in churches for the public reading of the Bible In traditional, medieval style churches, it usually stands at the front of the nave, on the other side from the pulpit Many are in the shape of an eagle standing on an orb, thus carrying the Gospel, or the Word of God, into all the world
{i} reading stand, stand with a slanted top on which a speaker or lecturer puts his books or papers (in a church, etc.)



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    /ˈlektərn/ /ˈlɛktɜrn/


    [ 'lek-t&rn ] (noun.) 14th century. 15th century partial re-Latinization of early 14th century Middle English lettorne, lettron, from Old French leitrun, from Medieval Latin lectrinum, from Late Latin lectrum, from lectus (from whence also lecture), form of Latin legō (“I read”).“” in the Online Etymology Dictionary, Douglas Harper, 2001

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