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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The leader of the chorus in the ancient Greek drama; hence, in modern use, the leader of an operatic chorus, or of any band of singers.
  • n. An officer in the University of Oxford, originally intended to assist the choragus. The office is now merely nominal.
  • n. A leader, in general.


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