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Definition of "psalm-singing" [psalm-singing]

  • The act or practice of singing psalms or similar sacred poems as a part of church worship. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "psalm-singing" in a sentence
  • "White beaches, standing stones, flowers on the machair, Gaelic psalm-singing (which sounds like no other church music in Europe - a Chinese or Mongolian feel to it) and monstrous alcohol consumption on a Saturday night (an Englishman is best advised to avoid Stornoway dockside bars) followed by a real Sabbath - no shops, taxis, bars - you go for a walk or go to church."
  • "Kew remain among a pack of psalm-singing old women and parsons with his mother!"
  • "You know what sort of lodgings she would get there among psalm-singing greengrocers who would tell her of her misfortune every day of her life!"