Second Reader

noun

: a member of a Christian Science church or society chosen for a term of office to assist the First Reader in conducting services by reading aloud selections from the Bible

Word History

First Known Use

1895, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Second Reader was in 1895

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“Second Reader.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Second%20Reader. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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