pulpit

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin pulpitum (platform).

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  • IPA(key): /ˈpʊlpɪt/, /ˈpʌlpɪt/
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Noun[edit]

pulpit (plural pulpits)

  1. A raised platform in a church, usually enclosed, where the minister or preacher stands to conduct the sermon.
  2. A desk or platform for an orator or public speaker.
  3. (nautical) The railing at the bow of a boat, which sometimes extends past the deck. It is sometimes referred to as bow pulpit. The railing at the stern of the boat is sometimes referred to as as stern pulpit; other texts use the perhaps more appropriate term pushpit.

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Polish[edit]

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pulpit m

  1. desktop (the main graphical user interface of an operating system)

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