Definition of Antechoir. Meaning of Antechoir. Synonyms of Antechoir

Definition of Antechoir. Meaning of Antechoir. Synonyms of Antechoir

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Definition of Antechoir

Antechoir
Antechoir An"te*choir`, n. (Arch.) (a) A space inclosed or reserved at the entrance to the choir, for the clergy and choristers. (b) Where a choir is divided, as in some Spanish churches, that division of it which is the farther from the sanctuary.

Meaning of Antechoir from wikipedia

- Ante-choir, the term given to the space enclosed in a church between the outer gate or railing of the rood screen and the door of the screen; sometimes...
- pulpit with the native pineapple as a motif, the grand pipe organ, the antechoir with a 16th-century crucifix, the choir seats carved in molave with ivory...
- eight polygonal pillars. The narthex lies on the west side, opposed to an antechoir. Many effects in the building were later used in Hagia Sophia: the exedrae...
- two aisles' walls were built in 1475. The quire dates from 1461; the antechoir's north wall is even older – Carolingian. Until the 1970s, the church...
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