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Definition of choir stalls in English:

plural noun

Fixed seating in the choir of a church or chapel.
Example sentences
  • One choir stall contained past Prime Ministers from the last three decades with Lord Callaghan joining Baroness Thatcher, with husband Denis, and John Major, with his wife Norma.
  • English Nature suggested making covers for the pews, altar, choir stalls and pulpit to protect them from bat droppings and urine, but the idea was rejected because of the expense.
  • Born in 1976 in Inverness, MacRae nurtured his musical aspirations in the choir stalls of Inverness Cathedral and with the programmes of Radio 3.

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Word of the day cumbersome
Pronunciation: ˈkʌmbəs(ə)m
adjective
large or heavy and therefore difficult to carry…