choir, quire (n.) Old form(s): Quier
company, group, assembly
2H6 I.iii.87[Suffolk to Queen, of the Duchess of Gloucester] myself have limed a bush for her, / And placed a quire of such enticing birds
MND II.i.55[Puck to Fairy] the whole choir hold their hips and laugh
Ven.840[of Venus' song] And still the choir of echoes answer so
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