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A pulpit (from Latin pulpitum "scaffold", "platform", "stage") is a small lifted platform where a member of the clergy stands to read a Gospel lesson, or give a sermon. In some Protestant churches, the pulpit is thought to be the most important piece of furniture in the sanctuary.

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