from The Century Dictionary.

  • The seats for the choir of a church, whether in the chancel, on a platform, or in a gallery: used collectively of the location of the singers in general.


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  • When she raised her eyes she could see Miss Whiton's coldly regular features conspicuous in their clean-cut fairness among the younger instructors in the choir-seats behind the trustees on the platform.

    Beatrice Leigh at College A Story for Girls

  • Jan learned to sing, and to sing very well; and he was put into the choir-seats in the old church, where he sang with enthusiasm hymns which he had learned by heart from the schoolmaster.

    Jan of the Windmill


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