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1. A sacred song; a hymn.
2. Psalms(used with a sing. verb) See Table at Bible.
tr.v. psalmed, psalm·ing, psalms
To sing of or celebrate in psalms.
[Middle English, from Old English, from Latin psalmus, from Greek psalmos, from psallein, to play the harp; see pāl- in Indo-European roots.]
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(Bible) (functioning as singular) the collection of 150 psalms in the Old Testament. Full title: The Book of Psalms
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n. (used with a sing. v.)
a book of the Bible composed of 150 songs, hymns, and prayers.
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|Noun||1.||Psalms - an Old Testament book consisting of a collection of 150 Psalms|
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
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