hymnbook

noun
hymn·​book | \ ˈhim-ˌbu̇k How to pronounce hymnbook (audio) \

Definition of hymnbook

: hymnal

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Synonyms

hymnal, hymnary, psalmody

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Examples of hymnbook in a Sentence

a worshipper who knew the words of all the church songs and didn't need a hymnbook

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Throughout the 18th and most of the 19th centuries, most hymnbooks were exclusively textual: little books of poems, in essence. Barton Swaim, WSJ, "‘The Hymnal’ Review: How to Make a Joyful Noise," 23 Dec. 2018

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First Known Use of hymnbook

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

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Dictionary Entries near hymnbook

hymnal

hymnary

hymn board

hymnbook

hymner

hymnic

hymnist

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The first known use of hymnbook was before the 12th century

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