Associations to the word «Pulpit»


PULPIT, noun. A raised platform in a church, usually enclosed, where the minister or preacher stands to conduct the sermon.
PULPIT, noun. A desk or platform for an orator or public speaker.
PULPIT, noun. (nautical) The railing at the bow of a boat, which sometimes extends past the deck. It is sometimes referred to as bow pulpit. The railing at the stern of the boat is sometimes referred to as as stern pulpit; other texts use the perhaps more appropriate term pushpit.

Dictionary definition

PULPIT, noun. A platform raised above the surrounding level to give prominence to the person on it.

Wise words

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