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choir
 n.  band or organized company of singers, especially in church service
Classic Sentence: (22 in 2 pages)
1  At the moment when the hubbub of demons retreated, one would have said that a choir of angels was approaching through the gloom.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER VI—THE BEGINNING OF AN ENIGMA
2  That cavern, which was called the choir, communicated with the cloister by a lobby.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER VI—THE LITTLE CONVENT
3  Mother Sainte-Mechtilde, intrusted with the singing and the choir, was fond of making use of the pupils in this quarter.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER VII—SOME SILHOUETTES OF THIS DARKNESS
4  A mourning-coach, in which could be seen a priest in his surplice, and a choir boy in his red cap, followed.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER V—IT IS NOT NECESSARY TO BE DRUNK IN ORDER TO BE ...
5  The choir boy alighted from the mourning-coach, then the priest.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER V—IT IS NOT NECESSARY TO BE DRUNK IN ORDER TO BE ...
6  At the hour appointed, Lord de Winter and the four friends repaired to the convent; the bells tolled, the chapel was open, the grating of the choir was closed.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 64 THE MAN IN THE RED CLOAK
7  In the middle of the choir the body of the victim, clothed in her novitiate dress, was exposed.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 64 THE MAN IN THE RED CLOAK
8  That lady herself played the organ for the choir at the Methodist Church and, as an organist, had scant respect for harps or harpists.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLI
9  Vida had enjoyed Raymie Wutherspoon's singing in the Episcopal choir; she had thoroughly reviewed the weather with him at Methodist sociables and in the Bon Ton.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
10  Without knowing why, we used to linger on the sidewalk outside the church when the lamps were lighted early for choir practice or prayer-meeting, shivering and talking until our feet were like lumps of ice.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: VI
11  One by one the others took up the air until a full choir of voices was singing.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 4
12  I often told Julia," said Aunt Kate emphatically, "that she was simply thrown away in that choir.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In THE DEAD
13  No," continued Aunt Kate, "she wouldn't be said or led by anyone, slaving there in that choir night and day, night and day.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In THE DEAD
14  The choir always tittered and whispered all through service.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
15  There was once a church choir that was not ill-bred, but I have forgotten where it was, now.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
Example Sentence:
1  Both boys and girls can apply to join the choir.
2  The church choir sing every Sunday morning.
3  She sings in the church choir.
4  Boys who can sing like that are worth their weight in gold to the choir.
5  He drills the choir to a high standard.
6  TSome people will say that being in choir is lots of involvement because you have both rehearsals and services, which is true.
7  The congregation being fully assembled, now, the bell rang once more, to warn laggards and stragglers, and then a solemn hush fell upon the church which was only broken by the tittering and whispering of the choir in the gallery.