- the elected official of a church or society who conducts services and reads from the Scriptures.
Compare First Reader.
Origin of Second Reader
First recorded in 1890–95
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Emmy Lou heard it whispered the day of her entrance into the Second-Reader room.Emmy Lou
George Madden Martin