Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A lamentation for the dead; a dirge.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See coronach.

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Examples

  • He never was unprovided with snuff and flattery, both which he dealt liberally among them, listened patiently to their old stories, and told them others of the King of France, and King James, by which they were quite captivated, and concluded by entreating that they impress their children with attachment and duty to their chief, and they would not fail to come to his funeral and assist in the coranach _keir_.

    Memoirs of the Jacobites of 1715 and 1745 Volume II.

  • To understand what they said was, of course, impossible to any but an educated ear, and if I made out "Stoarr" and "Clipper," it was because I knew beforehand what must be the burden of their advertising coranach.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 10, No. 62, December, 1862

  • As the sun went down, the pillared forest aisles stretching westward, filled first with golden haze, then glowed with a light redder than Phthiotan wine poured from the burning beaker of the sun; and only the mournful cooing of doves broke the solemn silence as the pine organ whispered its low coranach for the dead day; and the cool shadow of coming night crept, purple-mantled, velvet - sandaled, down the forest glades.

    St. Elmo

  • As the sun went down, the pillared forest aisles stretching westward filled first with golden haze, then glowed with a light redder than Phthiotan wine poured from the burning beaker of the sun; and only the mournful cooing of doves broke the solemn silence as the pine organ whispered its low coranach for the dead day; and the cool shadow of coming night crept, purple-mantled, velvet-sandaled, down the forest glades.

    St. Elmo. A Novel.

  • To understand what they said was, of course, impossible to any but an educated ear, and if I made out "Starr" and "Clipp'rr," it was because I knew beforehand what must be the burden of their advertising coranach.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Works

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