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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Psalmist  \Psalm"ist\,  n.  [L.  psalmista,  Gr  ?:  cf  F.  psalmiste. 
  See  {Psalm}.] 
  1.  A  writer  or  composer  of  sacred  songs;  --  a  title 
  particularly  applied  to  David  and  the  other  authors  of  the 
  Scriptural  psalms. 
  2.  (R.  C.  Ch.)  A  clerk,  precentor,  singer,  or  leader  of 
  music,  in  the  church. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  :  a  composer  of  sacred  songs;  "David  is  called  The  Psalmist 
  because  he  is  believed  to  be  the  author  of  the  Book  of 

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