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psalmmore about psalm

psalm


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Psalm  \Psalm\,  v.  t. 
  To  extol  in  psalms;  to  sing;  as  psalming  his  praises. 
  --Sylvester. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Psalm  \Psalm\,  n.  [OE.  psalm,  salm,  AS  sealm,  L.  psalmus, 
  psalma,  fr  Gr  ?,  ?,  fr  ?  to  pull  twitch,  to  play  upon  a 
  stringed  instrument,  to  sing  to  the  harp:  cf  OF  psalme, 
  salme,  F.  psaume.] 
  1.  A  sacred  song;  a  poetical  composition  for  use  in  the 
  praise  or  worship  of  God. 
 
  Humus  devout  and  holy  psalms  Singing  everlastingly. 
  --Milton. 
 
  2.  Especially,  one  of  the  hymns  by  David  and  others 
  collected  into  one  book  of  the  Old  Testament,  or  a  modern 
  metrical  version  of  such  a  hymn  for  public  worship. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Psalm 
  n  1:  one  of  the  150  lyrical  poems  and  prayers  that  comprise  the 
  Book  of  Psalms  in  the  Old  Testament;  said  to  have  been 
  written  by  David  [syn:  {Psalm}] 
  2:  any  sacred  song  used  to  praise  the  Deity 




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