from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Plural of
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The scholiast says that the choregi were persuaded to choose persons as members of their choruses, in order to enable them to escape military service, choreutae being legally exempted.
The expense of training the chorus and actors was chiefly furnished by the choregi, -- wealthy citizens, of whom one was named for each of the ten tribes, and whose honour and vanity were greatly interested in obtaining a prize.