reader's desk

reader’s desk

The middle desk in a three-decker pulpit.
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These things I know for very sooth, for I had them from that pious Christian and valiant knight, Sir John de Mandeville, who stopped twice at Beaulieu on his way to and from Southampton, and discoursed to us concerning what he had seen from the reader's desk in the refectory, until there was many a good brother who got neither bit nor sup, so stricken were they by his strange tales.
This particular issue of Rock Products will not only be distributed at the event, it will land on our reader's desks several weeks in advance of the show.