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.

American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia. — New York, Thomas Whittaker. . 1901.

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  • cantoris — [kan tɔ:rɪs] noun the section of a church choir conventionally placed on the north side and taking the second or lower part in antiphonal singing. Compare with decani. Origin C17: from L., lit. of the cantor (see cantor) …   English new terms dictionary

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