Definition of Hymnist

1. n. A writer of hymns.



Definition of Hymnist

1. Noun. a writer of hymns ¹

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Definition of Hymnist

1. one who composes hymns [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hymnist

hymenæal
hymie
hymies
hymn
hymn-book
hymnal
hymnally
hymnals
hymnaries
hymnary
hymnbook
hymnbooks
hymned
hymnic
hymning
hymnist (current term)
hymnists
hymnless
hymnlike
hymnodic
hymnodies
hymnodist
hymnodists
hymnody
hymnographer
hymnographers
hymnography
hymnologies
hymnologist
hymnologists

Literary usage of Hymnist

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1. English Hymns: Their Authors and History by Samuel Willoughby Duffield (1886)
"I' 's astonishing that so admirable a hymnist should not be noticed in Prescott's Christian Hymn-Writers. We have but few particulars of his life, ..."

2. A Manual of English Literature: A Text Book for Schools and Colleges by John Seely Hart (1872)
"Rolfe, Mrs. Elizabeth, 240; a hymnist, 131; Nicholas, 218. Ron-land*, Samuel, 75. ... Scott, Julm, 314 ; Jonathan, 289 ; Michael, 4«0 ; Thomas, a hymnist, ..."

3. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1868)
"It is but just to the great hymnist to add that he considered the use of the Psalter a most important part of worship. The element of pure adoration of God ..."

4. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1911)
"Among the orthodox Independents the two best-known names are those of Isaac Watts (qv), better remembered as a hymnist than preacher, and Philip Doddridge ..."

5. Anglican Hymnology; Being an Account of the 325 Standard Hymns of the by James King (1885)
"One of the first now extant is that of Sylvester, a hymnist of the reign of James i., published in 1621. About thirty years after we find a very good ..."

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