precentor

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precentor XVII. — F. précenteur or L. præcentor, f. præcent-, pp. stem of L. præcinere, f. præ + canere sing; see PRE-, CHANT.

Precentor

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Precentor. The cleric responsible for the direction of the choral services of a cathedral or chapel.

Precentor

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Precentor (Lat.). First singer. Ecclesiastical official, in charge of vocal mus. in Anglican caths.