choir loft


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choir loft

n.
A gallery for a group of church singers.

choir loft

n
(Architecture) a gallery in a cathedral, abbey, or church used by the choir

choir′ loft`


n.
a gallery in a church used by the choir.
[1925–30]
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Noun1.choir loft - a gallery in a church occupied by the choirchoir loft - a gallery in a church occupied by the choir
gallery - narrow recessed balcony area along an upper floor on the interior of a building; usually marked by a colonnade
References in classic literature ?
Only Friar Tuck leaned over the edge of the choir loft and called out to him ere he had gone, "Good den, Sir Knight.
"How sayst thou?" roared Tuck from the choir loft. "No priest?
The announced revival turned out to be a scuffle in the choir loft.
Dorset, took the gospel from the choir loft to concert halls and stages throughout the United States and around the world.
Keys, the organist, has everyone in the choir loft raring to warble at 11:00.
And in the choir loft, where singers sat on crude benches, fanciful chair backs are painted directly onto the plaster, as if the illusion would truly lend them support.
The picture was taken from the cathedral's choir loft, which he shared with one other photographer.
Meanwhile, the new choir loft was constructed with a space separating it from the church wall to expose the stone carvings and the Jesuit seal, which had been previously partly hidden.
After Leonard proposed in the choir loft of St Paul's Lutheran Church in Atwood on Christmas Eve, they married on September 20, 1947 and spent the first years of their married life in Wausau, WI where Marilyn was a homemaker and award-winning cultivator of gladiolas at the county fair.
"Liam is glad to climb the stairs to the choir loft to do the attendee count, glad to run and put out bulletins--all jobs the older ushers are happy to give to his young legs.
Portions of the ground floor and the mezzanine have been allocated for a place of worship and a choir loft.
20, 1918, while praying in the choir loft of the Capuchin monastery in San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy, that he saw a vision of a "mysterious person" attributed to Jesus Christ that he felt an excruciating agony.