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choir school

(in Britain) a school, esp a preparatory school attached to a cathedral, college, etc, offering general education to boys whose singing ability is good
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  • She reflected that he could not make his first appearance at the choir school in white linen knickerbockers.

    A Cathedral Singer James Lane Allen
  • The boys, who are boarded in the choir school, come from various parts.

    The Boy's Voice J. Spencer Curwen
  • He had walked around to the choir school, but no one was there that morning, not a sound came from the inside.

    A Cathedral Singer James Lane Allen
  • It is the choir school, where live the twenty-four boys of the choir under the headmastership of Mr. Arthur Hore.

    The Quiver 3/1900 Anonymous
  • He was doubtless well drilled in the discourse by the chancellor, or by his substitute, the choir school master.

  • A door in the last bay leads to the choir school; this was formerly the Locutory, where the monks indulged in their daily gossip.

  • These six windows serve to light the vaulted (sacristy) choir school within.

  • His appointment at the choir school of course confirmed his resolutions and thus he became the first great Elizabethan dramatist.

    John Lyly John Dover Wilson
  • The old house they are using for the choir school is just under there.

    A Cathedral Singer James Lane Allen
  • During the years that Franz attended the choir school it was his custom to visit his parents on Sunday afternoon.

    Stories of Great Musicians Kathrine Lois Scobey

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