souterliedeken

noun sou·ter·lie·de·ken \ˈsau̇tə(r)ˌlēdəkən\

Definition of souterliedeken

plural

-s

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

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Origin and Etymology of souterliedeken

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 — more at psalter, laud, -kin


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