Dirge

A dirge is a somber song or lament expressing mourning or grief, such as would be appropriate for performance at a funeral. The English word dirge is derived from the Latin Dirige, Domine, Deus meus, in conspectu tuo viam meam (`Direct my way in your sight, O Lord my God`), the first words of the first antiphon in the Matins of the Office for th.....
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dirge

a funeral hymn.
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Dirge

• (a.) A piece of music of a mournful character, to accompany funeral rites; a funeral hymn.
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dirge

coronach noun a song or hymn of mourning composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person
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Dirge

Dirge noun [ Contraction of Lat. dirige , direct thou (imperative of dirigere ), the first word of a funeral hymn (Lat. transl. of Psalm v. 8) beginning, ' Dirige , Domine , in conspectu tuo vitam meam .' See Direct , adjective , and co...
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dirge

a brief funeral hymn or song. An example is Henry King's Exequy.
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Dirge

A brief funeral hymn or song. An example is henry king's exequy.
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dirge

a song or hymn of mourning as a memorial to a dead person
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Dirge

Poem of lamentation. See elegy.
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dirge

Song of lamentation for the dead. A poem of mourning is usually called an elegy. ...
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dirge

Song of lamentation for the dead. A poem of mourning is usually called an elegy
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dirge

[n] - a song or hymn of mourning composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person
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