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dirge

noun

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a composition expressing one's grief over a loss
  • bagpipes played a haunting dirge at the funeral for the fallen leader

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The first known use of dirge was in the 13th century

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“Dirge.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dirge. Accessed 1 Oct. 2022.

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