Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Eccles., anything added to the end of a psalm or hymn, as a doxology.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Eccles.) The end of a verse or psalm, or something added thereto, to be sung by the people, by way of a response.

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  • noun The end of a verse or psalm, or something added to it, to be sung by the people by way of a response.

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek, meaning "extreme end".

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  • (noun): Among Ecclesiastical writers, the end of a verse or psalm, or something added thereto to be sung by the people.

    January 10, 2008