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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In the choir stall of Notre Dame in Aerschot, Belgium (near Antwerp) is an image of a Jew riding backwards on an animal of some sort.
The main door onto Hales Street would also be replaced, while a medieval choir stall will be maintained.
The main door onto Hales Street would also be replaced while a medieval choir stall will be maintained.
And 100 lucky fans will havea the chance to get up close and personal with the performer f , r with choir stall seats on sale alongside those in the main auditorium.
The altars, choir stall and the tombs of the Community's founder, Bishop Charles Gore, and the consolidator of the community, Bishop Charles Frere, will have to be removed.
In one choir stall Prime Ministers from three decades sat alongside each other as Lord Callaghan joined Baroness Thatcher, with her husband Sir Denis, and John Major with his wife Norma.
A solid oak version of the Portsmouth choir stall costs pounds 830.
In fact, with his brother Charles, who died 15 months ago at the age of 94, he also redesigned and made the flip-back chairs in the choir stall, which was damaged by a fire in 1979.
Inside Westminster Abbey, in one choir stall Prime Ministers from three decades sat alongside each other as Lord Callaghan joined Baroness Thatcher and John Major.
Welsh First Minister Rhodri Morgan and Northern Ireland First Minister David Trimble took seats close together in a choir stall. Irish President Mary McAleese was also among the mourners.
"Love for Prayer" describes the community's gathering five times a day for prayer in that loft or coro, seated in intricately carved silleria or choir stalls that go back to the early 1600s.
"The vicar at Knowle paid for memorial plaques to be installed in the choir stalls for all those who had been choir boys and choir men and I'm told that he actually had them placed in the places where they had sat.