Definition of Coronach

1. Noun. A song or hymn of mourning composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person.

Exact synonyms: Dirge, Lament, Requiem, Threnody
Specialized synonyms: Keen
Generic synonyms: Song, Vocal
Derivative terms: Lament



Definition of Coronach

1. n. See Coranach.

Definition of Coronach

1. Noun. (historical) (context: Scotland Ireland) dirge, lamentation ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Coronach

1. a dirge [n -S] - See also: dirge

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Coronach

corollæ
corols
coromandel
coromandels
corona
corona capitis
corona ciliaris
corona clinica
corona dentis
corona discharge
corona radiata
corona seborrheica
corona veneris
coronach (current term)
coronachs
coronad
coronadite
coronae
coronafacate ligase
coronagraph
coronagraphic
coronagraphs
coronagraphy
coronal
coronal epispadias
coronal hypospadias

Literary usage of Coronach

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The First Reader by William Torrey Harris (1902)
"THE coronach. "L What woeful accents load the gale ? The funeral yell, the female wail!— A gallant hunter's sport is o'er, A valiant warrior fights no more. ..."

2. The Popular Ballad by Francis Barton Gummere (1907)
"THE coronach AND BALLADS OF THE SUPERNATURAL Ballads of superstition, as modern arrogance chooses to call them, are as rare in English as they are abundant ..."

3. The Fifth Reader by William Torrey Harris, Andrew Jackson Rickoff, Mark Bailey, Henry David Thoreau (1879)
"THE coronach. 1. "What woeful accents load the gale ? The funeral yell, Hie female wail!— A gallant hunter's sport is o'er, A valiant warrior fights no more ..."

4. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1910)
"coronach HE is gone on the mountain, He is lost to the forest, Like a summer-dried fountain, When our need was the sorest. The font reappearing From the ..."

5. Tales of Wonder by Matthew Gregory Lewis (1805)
"coronach is the lamentation for a deceased warrior , sung by the aged of the clan, O hone a rie signifies—" Alas for the prince or chief. ..."

6. An Introduction to Poetry by Jay Broadus Hubbell, John Owen Beaty (1922)
"coronach He is gone on the mountain, He is lost to the forest, Like a summer-dried fountain, When our need was the sorest. The font, reappearing, From the ..."

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