Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

book +‎ holder

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