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choir school

(in Britain) a school, esp a preparatory school attached to a cathedral, college, etc, offering general education to boys whose singing ability is good
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  • The boys, who are boarded in the choir school, come from various parts.

    The Boy's Voice J. Spencer Curwen
  • The old house they are using for the choir school is just under there.

    A Cathedral Singer James Lane Allen
  • They remain in the choir school till they are in the third class, and are then transferred to the Seminary.

    The Cathedral Joris-Karl Huysmans
  • It is the choir school, where live the twenty-four boys of the choir under the headmastership of Mr. Arthur Hore.

    The Quiver 3/1900 Anonymous
  • He was doubtless well drilled in the discourse by the chancellor, or by his substitute, the choir school master.

  • The ten choristers and eight probationers are lodged, boarded, and taught together at the choir school.

    The Boy's Voice J. Spencer Curwen
  • He had walked around to the choir school, but no one was there that morning, not a sound came from the inside.

    A Cathedral Singer James Lane Allen
  • She reflected that he could not make his first appearance at the choir school in white linen knickerbockers.

    A Cathedral Singer James Lane Allen
  • He is in the choir school at Minsterham Cathedral, and hopes to get a scholarship.'

  • A door in the last bay leads to the choir school; this was formerly the Locutory, where the monks indulged in their daily gossip.

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