Origin of lectern
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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.