Definitions for "Lectern"
Keywords:  pulpit, bible, podium, desk, lesson
A choir desk, or reading desk, in some churches, from which the lections, or Scripture lessons, are chanted or read.
A reading desk, usually in the form of a stand with a slanted top that holds books or lecture notes at a height convenient for reading by a speaker who is standing. A modern lectern may be of adjustable height, and be fitted with a light to illuminate the material on the desk, and sometimes a microphone or other electrical equipment for use of a speaker.
Reading or singing desk in church especially for the lessons.
Keywords:  amud, see
see amud