choir stalls

   See stalls.

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  • choir stalls — choir ,stalls noun plural BRITISH the seats in a church where the CHOIR sits …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • choir stalls — UK US noun [plural] british the seats in a church where the choir sits Thesaurus: rooms and areas in religious buildingshyponym …   Useful english dictionary

  • Choir stalls — the seating for the clergy in the choir of a church …   Medieval glossary

  • choir stalls — UK / US noun [plural] British the seats in a church where the choir sits …   English dictionary

  • Choir (architecture) — Stalls redirects here. For other uses, see Stall (disambiguation). The choir stalls in the quire of Bristol Cathedral, Bristol, England, looking towards the sanctuary. Architecturally, the choir (Anglican alt. spelling quire) is the area of a… …   Wikipedia

  • Stalls — • Seats in a choir, wholly or partly enclosed on the back and sides Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Stalls     Stalls     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • choir — choirlike, adj. /kwuyeur/, n. 1. a company of singers, esp. an organized group employed in church service. 2. any group of musicians or musical instruments; a musical company, or band, or a division of one: string choir. 3. Archit. a. the part of …   Universalium

  • Stalls —    Seats in the choir (i.e., chancel) for Clergy and Choristers, commonly called Choir Stalls …   American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • choir stall — noun : a seat in the choir of a church enclosed wholly or partly at the back and sides and often canopied and elaborately carved * * * choir stall, any one of the seats built into the chancel of a church or cathedral for the use of singers. * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • Choir (in Architecture) —     Choir     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Choir     There is much ambiguity about the terms choir and presbytery. Strictly speaking, the choir is that part of the church where the stalls of the clergy are. The term is often loosely used for the… …   Catholic encyclopedia

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