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Origin of precentor
OTHER WORDS FROM precentorpre·cen·to·ri·al [pree-sen-tawr-ee-uhl, -tohr-], /ˌpri sɛnˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr-/, adjectivepre·cen·tor·ship, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for precentor
The most uncanny thing about the kirk was the precentor's box beneath the pulpit.Auld Licht Idylls|J. M. Barrie
At the age of eighteen Frey became a teacher and a precentor in small congregations.Some Jewish Witnesses For Christ|Rev. A. Bernstein, B.D.
Before beginning his trial sermon he handed down the big Bible to the precentor, to give his arms free swing.
However, I have always been of opinion that the thought of the precentor in his box gave Cree a fleeting sense of humor.
The Precentor: Argent, on a saltire azure a fleur-de-lis or.A Complete Guide to Heraldry|Arthur Charles Fox-Davies