Rostrum

A pulpit; properly the beak of a ship. In Rome, the pulpit from which orators addressed the public was ornamented with the rostra or shipprows taken from the Carthaginians.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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