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choir loft

a gallery in a church in which the choir is placed.
Origin of choir loft
1925-30 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for choir loft
  • Even the two organs in the choir loft are decorated, with angels playing instruments.
  • Above is an arched choir loft window with a deep reveal splayed to the exterior.
  • The gallery terminates at the north ends in convex curves, between which the choir loft continues across the north wall.
  • By locating the organ in the tower, a smaller choir loft could be installed leaving the aisles free and well illuminated.
  • The interior was painted and redesigned removing the choir loft and allowing it to be used as offices.
  • The woodwork of the pulpit area, the galleries, and choir loft is all paneled in stained wood.
  • The pipes and three-manual console and choir loft were at the same level as three other galleries surrounding the sanctuary.
British Dictionary definitions for choir loft

choir loft

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