psalter

Part of speech: noun

The book of Psalms.

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Usage examples "psalter":

  1. The Golden Treasury Psalter. - "Dante: His Times and His Work", Arthur John Butler.
  2. " One morning, being about the age of sixteen years, as he stood by the shore of the sea, reciting the Psalter with some of his companions, certain pirates made a sudden descent upon the coast, and having seized them, re- embarked immediately through fear of being baulked of their prize. - "The Purgatory of St. Patrick", Pedro Calderon de la Barca.
  3. These are very similar in theme and form to many of the psalms of the Psalter. - "The Makers and Teachers of Judaism", Charles Foster Kent.