choir loft

choir loft

choir loft ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. a gallery in a church in which the choir is placed.

Origin of choir loft First recorded in 1925–30 Examples from the Web for choir loft Historical Examples of choir loft

  • A hushed stirring of feet in the choir-loft indicated that the service was to be accompanied by music.

    Jennie Gerhardt

    Theodore Dreiser

  • Under the choir-loft the picture of Abraham Lincoln hung amid the flags and drapery.

    Village Life in America 1852-1872

    Caroline Cowles Richards

  • Under the choir-loft and on either side of the organ, rooms were arranged for offices and classes in the Department of Music.

    The Story of Chautauqua

    Jesse Lyman Hurlbut

  • British Dictionary definitions for choir loft choir loft noun

    1. a gallery in a cathedral, abbey, or church used by the choir
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