What does the word Canticles mean?

    Part of speech: noun plural

  • The Song of Solomon.

Usage examples for Canticles

  1. 26 to 45 and 52 to 58, as two separate canticles between the Prayer of Manasses and Magnificat; the second, vv. – The Three Additions to Daniel, A Study by William Heaford Daubney
  2. Sulamith, who figures in the drama, owes her name to the Canticles, from which it was borrowed by the librettist, but no element of her character nor any of the incidents in which she is involved. – A Second Book of Operas by Henry Edward Krehbiel
  3. In those moments, what a relief it was to let himself float on the canticles of the Church! – Saint Augustin by Louis Bertrand