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Pulpit

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PUL'PIT, n. L. pulpitum, a state, scaffold, or higher part of a stage.

1. An elevated place or inclosed stage in a church, in which the preacher stands. It is called also a desk.
2. In the Roman theater, the pulpitum was the place where the players performed their parts, lower than the scene and higher than the orchestra.
3. A movable desk, from which disputants pronounced their dissertations, and authors recited their works.

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Entry for 'Pulpit'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/kjd/p/pulpit.html.

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