Definitions

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  • noun A male chorister (in a church choir)

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Examples

  • A trained choirman, Arjun left the Choristry in Gad to search for their missing god called the Voice.

    "Thunderer" by Felix Gilman (Bantam Spectra)

  • A trained choirman, Arjun left the Choristry in Gad to search for their missing god called the Voice.

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  • In his distress for his father, the infidel choirman fell on his knees and cried, "O God, if there is a God, show Thy power by taking away, my father's pain!"

    The Kneeling Christian

  • Françoise was at once dispatched to the grocer's, but returned empty-handed owing to the absence of Théodore, whose dual profession of choirman, with a part in the maintenance of the fabric, and of grocer's assistant gave him not only relations with all sections of society, but an encyclopaedic knowledge of their affairs.

    Swann's Way

  • With the other -- as there was no second clerk -- he was carrying the holy-water vessel, and he likewise represented the choirman, the rural guard, who had been unable to come.

    La faute de l'Abbe Mouret

  • Théodore, whose dual profession of choirman, with a part in the maintenance of the fabric, and of grocer’s assistant gave him not only relations with all sections of society, but an encyclopaedic knowledge of their affairs.

    Swann's Way

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