choir loft

noun

Definition of choir loft

: a gallery occupied by a church choir

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The film projector — this was when projectors routinely projected actual 16 or 35 millimeter film — was plunked in place up in the choir loft, according to a 1995 Tribune magazine profile by Grant Pick. Michael Phillips, chicagotribune.com, "Milos Stehlik of Facets: a major force in Chicago cinema deals with cancer, and his organization's next phase," 12 June 2019 Redfyre’s pleasure comes to an abrupt end, however, when someone shoves the gifted trumpeter Juno Proudfoot down the steps of the choir loft. Marilyn Stasio, New York Times, "Missing Bodies, Missing Killers, Deadly Missed Opportunities," 25 May 2018

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First Known Use of choir loft

1929, in the meaning defined above

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