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pulpit  


      n  
1    a raised platform, usually surrounded by a barrier, set up in churches as the appointed place for preaching, leading in prayer, etc.  
2    any similar raised structure, such as a lectern  
3    a medium for expressing an opinion, such as a column in a newspaper  
4    usually preceded by: the  
a    the preaching of the Christian message  
b    the clergy or their message and influence  
     (C14: from Latin pulpitum a platform)  


jack-in-the-pulpit  
      n  
1    an E North American aroid plant, Arisaema triphyllum, having a leaflike spathe partly arched over a clublike spadix  
2      (Brit)      another name for       cuckoopint  
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pulp, puli, pulpily, pupil

Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
n.
dominant position, use of an office with power and influence to expose or impose one's views
canned by Theodore Roosevelt

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