lectern definition

  • noun:
    • A reading table with a slanted top keeping the books where scriptural passages are look over during a church solution.
    • A stand that functions as a support for the records or books of a speaker.
    • A stand with a slanted top always help a bible from which passages are read during a church service.
    • an equivalent stand-to support a lecturer's notes.
    • A choir table, or reading table, in some churches, that the lections, or Scripture classes, tend to be chanted or look over.
    • A reading table, usually in the form of a stand with a slanted top that keeps books or lecture records at a height convenient for reading by a speaker who is standing. Today's lectern might of adjustable height, and be fitted with a light to illuminate the materials on desk, and sometimes a microphone or other electric gear for use of a speaker.
    • A reading-desk in a church; specifically, the table from which the lessons are look over at daily prayer.
    • A writing-desk or -table.
    • desk or stand with a slanted top accustomed hold a text on appropriate height for a lecturer

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