Preaching cross
Preaching Preach"ing (pr[=e]ch"[i^]ng), n. The act of delivering a religious discourse; the art of sermonizing; also, a sermon; a public religious discourse; serious, earnest advice. --Milner. [1913 Webster]

{Preaching cross}, a cross, sometimes surmounting a pulpit, erected out of doors to designate a preaching place.

{Preaching friars}. See {Dominican}. [1913 Webster]


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