1) A regional spelling for choir or quire, that part of a church reserved for the choristers.
1487 singing solemplye in the high qwere of the said church, York
1491 my body to be beried in the Lady qwer of my parissh chirch of Allerton Mauleverer
1555 sitting in the quere, Glaisdale
1559 nere the altar in the qwere at Mydelham.