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  • noun A female choirmaster.

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Examples

  • At any rate, confronted by a choirmistress who glared at me and told me I sounded like someone driving nails through sheet metal, I cringed and failed and felt sick with shame and inadequacy; confronted by a choirmaster who beams at me, and whose teaching method boils down to Boundless Encouragement!

    Thursday lunch break...

  • At any rate, confronted by a choirmistress who glared at me and told me I sounded like someone driving nails through sheet metal, I cringed and failed and felt sick with shame and inadequacy; confronted by a choirmaster who beams at me, and whose teaching method boils down to Boundless Encouragement!

    Archive 2008-12-01

  • REESE: ... and I was the choirmistress and I was conducting the choir.

    CNN Transcript Oct 13, 2003

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