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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A writer or composer of psalms.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A composer of psalms
  • n. A composer of one of the Biblical Psalms

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A writer or composer of sacred songs; -- a title particularly applied to David and the other authors of the Scriptural psalms.
  • n. A clerk, precentor, singer, or leader of music, in the church.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A writer or composer of psalms; especially, one of the authors of the psalms in the Bible; specifically, David.
  • n. In early Christian music, a cantor or other official of the minor clergy charged with the singing of church music.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a composer of sacred songs

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