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lector Tweet Definition of lector Like Definition of lector on Facebook
noun
  1. A lay person who reads aloud certain religious texts in a church service
  2. A public lecturer or reader at some universities
lecturer Tweet Definition of lecturer Like Definition of lecturer on Facebook
noun
  1. A person who gives lectures, especially as a profession.
  2. A member of a university or college below the rank of assistant professor or reader.
  3. (dated) A member of the Church of England clergy whose main task was to deliver sermons (lectures) in the afternoons and evenings.
lectureship Tweet Definition of lectureship Like Definition of lectureship on Facebook
noun (Plural: lectureships''')
  1. A position as a lecturer.
  2. A series of lectures, possibly by different lecturers, on a common theme.
  3. Something that provides for lectures to be presented.
Liberal Tweet Definition of Liberal Like Definition of Liberal on Facebook
proper noun
  1. (Canada) A member or support of the Liberal Party
  2. A Liberal Democrat.
liberal arts Tweet Definition of liberal arts Like Definition of liberal arts on Facebook
noun (plural)
  1. those areas of learning that require and cultivate general intellectual ability rather than technical skills; the humanities
  2. (obsolete) the trivium and the quadrivium
licentiate Tweet Definition of licentiate Like Definition of licentiate on Facebook
noun
  1. A person who holds the academic degree of license.
lodge Tweet Definition of lodge Like Definition of lodge on Facebook
noun
  1. porter, Porter's rooms in the main entrance to a building.
  2. A group of freemasons, the smallest organizational structure of freemasons.
  3. A hotel or resort, usually in a rural area
  4. A building used for recreational use such as a hunting lodge or a summer cabin
  5. A country house
verb (lodg, ing)
  1. (intransitive) To be firmly fixed in a specified position.
I've got some spinach lodged between my teeth.
  1. (intransitive) To pay rent to a landlord or landlady who lives in the same house.
  2. (transitive) To supply with a room or place to sleep in for a time.
  3. (transitive) To put money, jewellery, or other valuables for safety.
  4. (transitive) To place (a statement, etc.) with the proper authority, authorities (such as courts, etc.).
lyceum Tweet Definition of lyceum Like Definition of lyceum on Facebook
noun
  1. A public hall designed for lectures or concerts.
  2. A school at a stage between elementary school and college.

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