What does the word rostrum mean?

Usage examples for rostrum

  1. Perspiring in a loose lawn surplice with funnel sleeves he is seen, vergerfaced, above a rostrum about which the banner of old glory is draped. – Ulysses by James Joyce
  2. Far down in the cool brown shadows within, Selah Adams was standing upon the teacher's rostrum. – The Co-Citizens by Corra Harris
  3. Let who will turn the pulpit into a professor's chair, or a lecturer's platform, or a concert- room stage or a politician's rostrum, I for one determine to know nothing among you save Jesus Christ and Him crucified. – Expositions of Holy Scripture: Romans Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V) by Alexander Maclaren