choir stall


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choir stall:

see stallstall,
small division of a larger space, sometimes partly partitioned. The term is used for a booth for display and selling at an exhibition, for a compartment in a stable or kennel, or, in England, for the forward seats in a theater orchestra.
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choir stall

A seat with arms and a high back, often covered with a canopy, for clergy and singers.
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A photographic record of the choir stalls will be held in the Guild Mark register for posterity and an actual Guild Mark will be applied to the choir stalls to indicate authenticity.
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This third volume surveys misericords in choir stalls, in two small northern countries, where they are very different than those in Iberia and France, where the first two volumes grazed.
The huge sculpture collection brims with often visceral and expressive sacred works, showing the explicit torment and torture of a sacrificial religion, but there are also furniture, paintings, processional floats for Holy Week, tombs, choir stalls and a clutch of exquisite coffered ceilings salvaged from cannibalised convents.
Even the chapel's large wooden choir stalls were refurbished--a task that involved lots of patient scraping.
At moments of controversial discourse, the seated listeners pound on the wood of the individual choir stalls voicing their support or dissent.
It boasts stained glass stone-mullioned arched windows, Minton-tiled floors, satinwood panelling and choir stalls, stone-arched cloisters flanked by intricate religious alcove carvings and discreet parlours.
In 1964, the existing timber reredos and the panelling connecting it with the choir stalls were stripped out; four years later, the floor levels were lowered so that the Rubens could fit underneath the east window of the Chapel.
John's University in Collegeville, Minnesota, the monks filed in and took their places in the choir stalls around the altar.
How well I remember sitting there in the choir stalls at Evensong during those months, gazing away at my beloved 0.
As the chapel of the Order of the Garter - Britain's most senior order of chivalry - knights' and ladies' banners hang above the choir stalls when they attend a special service with the Queen there every June.