Definition of Lecturn

1. n. A choir desk, or reading desk, in some churches, from which the lections, or Scripture lessons, are chanted or read; hence, a reading desk. [Written also lectern and lettern.]



Definition of Lecturn

1. Noun. (misspelling of lectern) ¹

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Definition of Lecturn

1. a reading desk [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lecturn

lecture hall
lecture notes
lecture room
lecture theatre
lectured
lecturelike
lecturer
lecturers
lecturership
lecturerships
lectures
lectureship
lectureships
lectureth
lecturing
lecturn (current term)
lecturns
lecythi
lecythiform
lecythis
lecythus
led off
ledden
leddens
leddies
leddy
lede
ledeless
ledely
lederhosen

Literary usage of Lecturn

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1. The Manual of the First Church in Cambridge (Congregational) ; Corner of (1900)
"MEMORIAL lecturn AND WINDOWS The work of adorning and completing the Lord's ... In the chancel stands a beautiful brass lecturn, inscribed : — "The gift of ..."

2. Art Decoration Applied to Furniture by Harriet Elizabeth Prescott Spofford (1878)
"For the use of the scholar there was a lecturn, disposed so as to hold the book and ... In private use the lecturn had many shapes, pyramidal or circular, ..."

3. Handy-book of Literary Curiosities by William Shepard Walsh (1892)
"... from which the deacon reads the gospels, the acts cif the martyrs, etc., and later the pulpit and lecturn, which developed out of the ..."

4. Journal of the Proceedings of the ... Annual Convention of the Protestant by Episcopal Church (1888)
"The lecturn was received from St. John's Church, Greencastle. The ladies have neatly carpeted the sanctuary, choir floor and alley. There is a Sunday-school ..."

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