from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Eccles., anything added to the end of a psalm or hymn, as a doxology.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Eccles.) The end of a verse or psalm, or something added thereto, to be sung by the people, by way of a response.
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- noun The end of a
verseor psalm, or something added to it, to be sungby the people by way of a response.
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Ancient Greek, meaning "extreme end".
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sionnach commented on the word acroteleutic
(noun): Among Ecclesiastical writers, the end of a verse or psalm, or something added thereto to be sung by the people.
January 10, 2008