choir loft

noun

Definition of choir loft

: a gallery occupied by a church choir

Examples of choir loft in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Maxine was in the church's choir loft when the bomb exploded. Devon M. Sayers, CNN, 3 Jan. 2022 And in this season of the pandemic, when masks are mandatory and fear floats invisibly in the air, there is something else informing the sounds coming from Clark’s choir loft. Thomas Farragher, BostonGlobe.com, 11 Dec. 2021 The four-story unit, located in the 22nd Street Condos, a 12-unit redevelopment, is nestled into the former choir loft of the 1902 church. Meg St-esprit, WSJ, 15 Apr. 2021 In the choir loft, Kwasniewski, Bauer and others were chanting Gregorian melodies, projecting a warbly sound that echoed as if the church were a stone cave. Washington Post, 17 Sep. 2021 Rice alleges Bodziak abused her at St. Leo's Church in Altoona, including attacks in the choir loft, a car and a cemetery. Mark Scolforo, Star Tribune, 21 July 2021 Their small coffins were placed side by side in the crossing under the choir loft in the Princeton University Chapel. John Mcphee, The New Yorker, 12 Apr. 2021 Now, a whole bank of cameras sits atop the choir loft. Shanti Lerner, The Arizona Republic, 2 Apr. 2021 Gordon Granley walks into church with a mask, but then sits in the choir loft, alone, and often removes it. Ian Lovett, WSJ, 30 Dec. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of choir loft

1929, in the meaning defined above

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“Choir loft.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/choir%20loft. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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