plural -s
: one of a 16th century Netherlands collection of monophonic psalm tunes taken from current popular folk melodies and containing rhymed versions of the Psalms

Word History


Dutch, from Middle Dutch souterliedekijn, from souter psalter (probably from Old French psautier, sautier) + liedekijn little song, from liet song (akin to Old High German liod song) + -kijn -kin

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“Souterliedeken.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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