Origin of lector
Examples from the Web for lector
I never said quite that, Lector, though perhaps I might almost have gone so far.
In the latter he found the Lector colder than ever, the Bibliothecary warmer, the household more inflated.
Vin' autem, Lector, aliquid penitius de hoc Corsilio rescire?
The Count found in the Lector a spirit of littleness which was more revolting to him than any bad spirit.
O my Lector, what a poor substitute is that for a certainty!
British Dictionary definitions for lector
- a person appointed to read lessons at certain services
- (in convents or monastic establishments) a member of the community appointed to read aloud during meals
Word Origin for lector
Word Origin and History for lector
late 14c., "reader, a cleric in one of the minor orders," from Late Latin lector "reader," agent noun from Latin legere "to read" (see lecture (n.)). Related: Lectorship.