What does the word chorister mean?

Usage examples for chorister

  1. I received the hearty congratulations of my comrades for singing out 'Amen' louder than Heriot, like a chorister, though not in so prolonged a note, on hearing to my stupefaction Mr. Rippenger implore that the heart of 'him we know as Richmond Roy' might be turned. – The Adventures of Harry Richmond, Complete by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  2. Then fell a deep stillness and dread upon the people, and what to do they knew not; but the aged priest and the strong men who had flung the boy into the gulf came to the brethren, and casting themselves on their faces before the chorister, placed his foot on their heads. – A Child's Book of Saints by William Canton
  3. Here is what he sends you: the month has 31 days; the moon is full; the chorister of the dawn is stuffed and roasted; the he- goat's skin is stretched and full. – Flowers from a Persian Garden and Other Papers by W. A. Clouston