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Threnody Definition

Poem of lamentation. See elegy.

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Other Threnody Definition

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

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keen, song

Misc. Definitions

\Thren"o*dy\, n. [Gr. ?; ? a dirge + ? a song. See {Threne}, and {Ode}.] A song of lamentation; a threnode. --Sir T. Herbert.

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