choir loft

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

Origin:
1925–30

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

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Example sentences
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.
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