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 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 Inside, the church organ and choir loft were heavily damaged, with a hole blown in the floor of the loft big enough to provide a view of the church below, according to the next day’s Picayune. Mike Scott, NOLA.com, 8 Dec. 2020 Citing the discovery of a piece of copperized wire, part of a glass tube that smelled of fuel and metal particles embedded in the walls that didn’t match other metal in the choir loft, police were sure the explosion was deliberate. Mike Scott, NOLA.com, 8 Dec. 2020 There’s just one bedroom — in the former choir loft — but its bathroom includes a walk-in shower and claw foot copper tub. Kim Palmer, Star Tribune, 13 Nov. 2020 Inside the church, Joe Moore the reporter was getting his camera ready to live stream at the same time that Joe Moore the choir member was getting ready to sing and play organ from the choir loft. John Carlisle, Freep.com, 21 Aug. 2020 The former choir loft overlooking the day area was converted into a small recreation room. oregonlive, 17 Dec. 2019

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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 16 Jun. 2021.

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