Psalm - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |sɑːm|  American pronunciation of the word psalm
Brit.  |sɑːm|  British pronunciation of the word psalm

noun

- one of the 150 lyrical poems and prayers that comprise the Book of Psalms in the Old Testament; said to have been written by David
- any sacred song used to praise the deity

verb

- sing or celebrate in psalms

Examples

...after the sermon we sang a brief psalm...

He psalms the works of God

In this psalm there is no wry word.

Word forms

noun
singular: psalm
plural: psalms
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