- leclanché cell,
- leconte de lisle,
- leconte de lisle, charles marie,
- lectio difficilior,
Origin of lectern
Examples from the Web for lectern
In another photo pair, a crowd listens to a speaker at a lectern in a light-filled conference hall.
“Guantanamo is not necessary to keep us safe,” he said, tapping at the lectern.Congress Cooperates, Obama Pushes Hard, and Closing Gitmo Has a Chance|Daniel Klaidman|December 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
When the court came to order, he approached a lectern and stood at attention.From PTSD to Prison: Why Veterans Become Criminals|Matthew Wolfe|July 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Vicki Jackson, a Harvard Law professor, rises to the lectern and begins her remarks.Justices Dance Around Procedure, but DOMA Is Still About Discrimination|Adam Winkler|March 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He was not projecting outward to a crowd like a professor at a lectern.Election Night 2012: Fashion of Jubilation And Mourning|Robin Givhan|November 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The Lectern takes the familiar form of an eagle, and is of bronze.Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of St. Paul|Arthur Dimock
Raised clasps and bosses are only suitable for books that are expected to stand permanently on a lectern.The Art of the Book|Bernard H. Newdigate
Lectern, a stand with a desk for a book from which the service is read in a church.The Nuttall Encyclopaedia|Edited by Rev. James Wood
The Pulpit is seventeenth-century work, and the lectern is a memorial of Dean Butler (d. 1894).
The screen, pulpit and lectern are all modern, and also the glass.
Word Origin for lectern
early 14c., lettorne, lettron, from Old French letron, from Medieval Latin lectrinum, from Late Latin lectrum "lectern," from root of Latin legere "to read" (see lecture (n.)). Half-re-Latinized in English in 15c.