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glee club

noun
1.
a chorus organized for singing choral music.
Origin of glee club
1805-1815
1805-15
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  • It was the evening of the glee club concert, and nearly everybody not a freshman was going to dine somewhere before the concert.

  • Say, Belle, do you know they took my voice and fitted a glee club to it?

    Rim o' the World B. M. Bower
  • Stone was out for the glee club, already planning to take singing lessons in the contest for the leadership, three years off.

    Stover at Yale Owen Johnson
  • The face of the glee club's comedian had assumed just the right seriousness.

    Stanford Stories Charles K. Field
  • There used to be the Goose and glee club;—that was once a month.

    The Last Chronicle of Barset Anthony Trollope
  • "Now the glee club's going to sing two songs," said Georgie.

  • He went off with the glee club the next day, and I only saw him once more.

    Jerry Jean Webster
  • It has its band and glee club, ball team and monthly magazine.

    The Old Coast Road Agnes Rothery
British Dictionary definitions for glee club

glee club

noun
1.
(mainly US & Canadian) a club or society organized for the singing of choral music
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