Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A support for a book, holding it open for reading or copying.
  • n. A prompter at a theatre.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A prompter at a theater.
  • n. A support for a book, holding it open, while one reads or copies from it.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The prompter at a theater.
  • n. A reading-desk or other device for supporting a book while open.

Etymologies

book +‎ holder (Wiktionary)

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