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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LECTOR

During the meal a lector read to them the Idyls of Theocritus.

This may equally well have been Henry de Apeltre, the twelfth lector.

He was certainly a Minorite in 1422, when he matriculated at Erfurt as lector Minorum.

Already the voice of the lector was vibrating through the church.

The Count begged the Lector not to sit long with the busy Minister.

Lector Booklund was standing at his desk with the whole pile in front of him.

For the meaning of Lector, professor of theology, cf. Du Cange.

Sad enough, Lector, but beautiful for all that, beautiful as winter.

O my Lector, what a poor substitute is that for a certainty!

Bid the sub-chancellor send out to them Thomas the lector to read unto them from the 'Gesta beati Benedicti.'

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "reader, a cleric in one of the minor orders," from Late Latin lector "reader," agent noun from Latin legere "to read" (see lecture (n.)). Related: Lectorship.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR LECTOR

lecturer

nounteacher
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