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The American Church Dictionary and Cycopedia

Cantoris

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Derived from cantor, meaning a singer, and is used to designate the north side of the choir, where the precentor sits. Architecturally and ecclesiastically, the Altar is always regarded as the east whether it is so in reality or not. North side, therefore, is the left of the Altar as we face it.


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Miller, William James. Entry for 'Cantoris'. The American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/acd/c/cantoris.html. 1901.

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