Definition of wayside pulpit in English:

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wayside pulpit

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A board placed outside a place of worship, displaying a religious text or maxim.
Example sentences
  • I remember driving past one of those wayside pulpits when I lived in the D.C. area.
  • When those day-glo wayside pulpits announce the name ‘Jesus’ in billion-point text I feel the same sense of slight violation, of a name unwittingly taken in vain.
  • At the entrance to the church, a large walled courtyard fronts the main road, allowing us to have two large notice boards that are used as wayside pulpits.

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