Definition of Hymnodist

1. Noun. a composer of hymns ¹



2. Noun. a person who studies hymnody ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hymnodist

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Hymnodist

hymnally
hymnals
hymnaries
hymnary
hymnbook
hymnbooks
hymned
hymnic
hymning
hymnist
hymnists
hymnless
hymnlike
hymnodic
hymnodies
hymnodist (current term)
hymnodists
hymnody
hymnographer
hymnographers
hymnography
hymnologies
hymnologist
hymnologists
hymnology
hymns
hymnsheet
hymnsheets
hympne
hympnes

Literary usage of Hymnodist

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

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 ..."

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