from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In a church or similar building, a room reserved for the use of the choir, as for practice, robing, etc.


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  • She only knew that when, at last, they stopped singing and filed out of the choir-room, she could hardly bear to have them go.

    Missy Dana Gatlin

  • It was when she carried the song-books into the choir-room to stack them on some chairs, that she noticed the choir had come in and was beginning to practise a real hymn.

    Missy Dana Gatlin

  • By nine-thirty they had reached the Methodist church and Amos and Lizzie were established in the middle of the front row of the balcony while Lydia was shivering with fright in the choir-room where the class was gathered.

    Lydia of the Pines Honor�� Morrow 1910

  • Then his whole face brightened, and he smiled and nodded in glad recognition, as they went on down the aisle and out into the tiny choir-room.

    In Blue Creek Cañon Anna Chapin Ray 1905

  • He rushed from the choir-room when the service was over, without waiting to hang up his surplice.

    Lesie, the Choir Boy 1901

  • One Saturday night when they had gathered in groups in the choir-room awaiting the chorister, Fred Allen, an alto, accosted him with a high-pitched note of triumph in his voice.

    Lesie, the Choir Boy 1901

  • He dared not ask his uncle for leave to go into the choir-room, and he had no drum in the house.

    Chatterbox, 1906 Various 1873

  • The iron church which it succeeded, stands still behind it, and is used for a choir-room and vestry.

    Hammersmith, Fulham and Putney The Fascination of London John Cunningham Geikie 1865

  • On the show's choir-room set, Mr. Brennan leaned backward against a grand piano and startled himself by playing a chord.

    NYT > Home Page By BROOKS BARNES 2010

  • On the show's choir-room set, Brennan leaned backward against a grand piano and startled himself by playing a chord.

    The Seattle Times 2010


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