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  • n. Plural form of threne.

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Examples

  • A truce to threnes and trentals and jeremies and all such congenital defunctive music!

    Ulysses

  • He is spoken of as the "inventor of elegy", and was apparently the first to employ the elegiac metre in threnes and love-poems.

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