An elevated place, or inclosed stage, in a church, in which the clergyman stands while preaching.
- An elevated platform, lectern, or stand used in preaching or conducting a religious service.
- Clerics considered as a group.
- The ministry of preaching.
- An elevated metal guardrail extending around the bow or stern of a yacht or other small vessel.
- An elevated platform, such as one used by harpooners in a whaling boat.