2. Noun. a person who studies hymnody ¹
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Definition of Hymnodist
1. [n -S]
Lexicographical Neighbors of Hymnodist
Literary usage of Hymnodist
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1. The Cambridge History of English Literature by Adolphus William Ward, Alfred Rayney Waller (1912)
"More than any of his contemporaries, he is entitled to be called the father of modern English prose; for a review of the whole case, Dryden as a hymnodist ..."
2. Methods and Materials of Literary Criticism: Lyric, Epic and Allied Forms of by Charles Mills Gayley, Benjamin Putnam Kurtz (1920)
"Another hymnodist, Fetter Dass (1647-1708), was, also, the first significant writer of secular songs: his Nordlands ..."
3. The Roman Empire: Essays on the Constitutional History from the Accession of by Frederick William Bussell (1910)
"... we find a prototype in Synesius, the Platonist, the priest, the bold rebuker of royalty, the eloquent hymnodist. Our two "prince- bishops " are widely ..."