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pulpit

noun pul·pit \ˈpl-ˌpit, ˈpəl-, -pət\

: a raised platform where a priest or minister stands when leading a worship service

Full Definition of PULPIT

1
:  an elevated platform or high reading desk used in preaching or conducting a worship service
2
a :  the preaching profession
b :  a preaching position

Origin of PULPIT

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Late Latin pulpitum, from Latin, staging, platform
First Known Use: 14th century

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PULPIT Defined for Kids

pulpit

noun pul·pit \ˈpl-ˌpit\

Definition of PULPIT for Kids

1
:  a raised place in which a clergyman stands while preaching or conducting a religious service
2
:  the profession of preachers

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