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hymnology


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hymnology  \Hym*nol"o*gy\,  n.  [Gr.  ?  hymn  +  -logy:  cf  F. 
  hymnologie.] 
  1.  The  hymns  or  sacred  lyrics  composed  by  authors  of  a 
  particular  country  or  period;  as  the  hymnology  of  the 
  eighteenth  century;  also  the  collective  body  of  hymns 
  used  by  any  particular  church  or  religious  body;  as  the 
  Anglican  hymnology. 
 
  2.  A  knowledge  of  hymns;  a  treatise  on  hymns.