What does the word psalmody mean?

Usage examples for psalmody

  1. Piut and Selicha replaced prophecy and psalmody as religious agents, and thenceforth the springs of consolation were never permitted to run dry. – Jewish Literature and Other Essays by Gustav Karpeles
  2. There was nothing very wicked surely about that coquettish bending of her head, those playful escapes from her husband's embrace, that heel- and- toe tripping, that lithe elusiveness, that joyous psalmody of youth. – In a Little Town by Rupert Hughes
  3. The moon smiled- the stars flashed fitfully through the clouds,- and all through the length and breadth of ocean there seemed to come the sound of a great psalmody, rising and filling the air. – Temporal Power by Marie Corelli