From the gallery overhead came the tinkle of a rota, a kind of guitar.
And this was Thursday and, as it happened, Brother Copas stood first on the rota.
As a foundation of their scheme, the Cabal have established a sort of Rota in the Court.
Birds taken at Rota on October 20 and 26 were in winter plumage.
Rotatoria (rta, a wheel) or Rotifera (rota and fero, to bear).