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Threnody

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

Elegiac poem by Emerson, published in Poems (1847). Arranged in alternately rhymed couplets of irregular fourstress lines, the work is a lyric expression of the poet's sorrow at the death...

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Threnody

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

Elegiac poem by Emerson, published in Poems (1847). Arranged in alternately rhymed couplets of irregular fourstress lines, the work is a lyric expression of the poet's sorrow at the death...

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threnody

Overview page. Subjects: Literature — Music.

(from Gk. thrēnos, ‘wailing’, oidē, ‘ode’).

A song of lamentation, especially on a person's death. Penderecki's Threnody for the Victims of Hiroshima is a 20th-century example.

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threnody

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 18 words.

/ˈθrɛnədi/, a song of lamentation. The standard form, rather than threnode /ˈθrɛnəʊd/ (altered on model

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threnody

Bryan A. Garner.

in Garner’s Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 23 words.

/thren-ә-dee/ (= a funeral song; elegy) is the standard spelling in AmE and BrE alike. ✳Threnode is a

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Threnody

Malcolm Boyd.

in Grove Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 93 words.

A poem, or its musical setting, expressing a strong feeling of grief for the dead; the term has much the same meaning as ‘lament’. ‘Threnody’ has also been used as a title for purely...

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threnody

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 152 words.

body, embody, Irrawaddy, Kirkcaldy, noddy, Passamaquoddy, shoddy, Soddy, squaddie, toddy, wadi • secondi, spondee, tondi • anybody

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threnodic

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 148 words.

Chadic, Cycladic, Helladic, maenadic, nomadic, sporadic, triadic • heraldic • Icelandic • asdic • bardic, Haggadic, Lombardic,

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threnodic

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 148 words.

Chadic, Cycladic, Helladic, maenadic, nomadic, sporadic, triadic • heraldic • Icelandic • asdic • bardic, Haggadic, Lombardic,

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threnody

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 152 words.

body, embody, Irrawaddy, Kirkcaldy, noddy, Passamaquoddy, shoddy, Soddy, squaddie, toddy, wadi • secondi, spondee, tondi • anybody

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<i>Threnody</i>

James D. Hart.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to American Literature

January 1986; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 78 words.

elegiac poem by Emerson, published in Poems (1847). Arranged in alternately rhymed couplets of irregular fourstress lines,

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