rostrum

Part of speech: noun

A platform for public speaking.

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Usage examples "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", James Joyce.
  2. Far down in the cool brown shadows within, Selah Adams was standing upon the teacher's rostrum. - "The Co-Citizens", 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)", Alexander Maclaren.