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doxology


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Doxology  \Dox*ol"o*gy\,  n.;  pl  {Doxologies}.  [LL.  doxologia 
  Gr  ?,  fr  ?  praising,  giving  glory;  ?  opinion,  estimation, 
  glory,  praise  (from  ?  to  think,  imagine)  +  ?  to  speak:  cf  F. 
  doxologie.  See  {Dogma},  and  {Legend}.] 
  In  Christian  worship:  A  hymn  expressing  praise  and  honor  to 
  God;  a  form  of  praise  to  God  designed  to  be  sung  or  chanted 
  by  the  choir  or  the  congregation. 
 
  David  breaks  forth  into  these  triumphant  praises  and 
  doxologies.  --South. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  doxology 
  n  :  a  hymn  or  verse  in  Christian  liturgy  glorifying  God 




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