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Definition of Rostrum

  ROSTRUM   noun
In Latin, the beak of a bird or the prow of a ship.  In America, a place from which a candidate for office energetically expounds the wisdom, virtue and power of the rabble.

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The Devil's Dictionary
by Ambrose Bierce, 1911


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