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Definition of "reading-stand" []

  • A stand to Support a book. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "reading-stand" in a sentence
  • "Here, having placed a candle upon a reading-stand at the bed-head, and having made an attempt to peruse some pages of the "Omnipresence of the Deity," I unfortunately fell asleep in less than twenty seconds, leaving the light burning as it was."
  • "His reading-stand had been decorated with flowers and palm-leaves by some of the ladies of the city."
  • "And turned towards it was a large chair with a mahogany reading-stand attached, on which a yellowish and folded copy of The Times, dated July 6, 1914, the day Timothy first failed to come down, as if in preparation for the war, seemed waiting for him still."