[coristre] (s.xiii2)

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[coristre] (s.xiii2)

[ FEW: 2/i,651b chorus; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,86b choriste; TL: ; DEAF:  cuer 1 (choriste); DMF:  choriste; TLF:  choriste; OED:  chorist n. / chorister n.; MED:  querister n.; DMLBS: 332c choristarius ]
querester,  querestier,  querestre,  queristre,  queristrer  


1eccl.musicchorister, member of a church-choir
( MS: s.xiii2 )  paraphoniste: queristres  i 231
( MS: s.xiiiex )  corista gallice: queristre  ii 160
( 1346 )  (the sub-dean) est governour dé petitz chanouns et queristrers en absence del deane  20 i Ed III 365
( 1415-22 )  ils n'entrereont point en leurs estalles, mais au bas, au devant leurs diz estalles ou lieu des querestiers, durant les dictes vespres  378.85
( 1423 )  (meals are provided for) .xiij. freres chapellayns, .iij. chapellayns seculers, .xxx. queresters, .ij. scolemaisters – l'un pur enfourmer les ditz queresters en musyk et l'autre en gramer [...]  iv 249
( 1427 )  huit chappeleins, quatre clers, et sys querestres, poure faire divin service illoqes pour tous jours  iv 319
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