psalmody

Part of speech: noun

Psalm- singing.

Part of speech: noun

A collection of psalms.

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Usage examples "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", 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", 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", Marie Corelli.