Definition of Hymnbook

1. Noun. A songbook containing a collection of hymns.

Exact synonyms: Hymnal, Hymnary
Generic synonyms: Songbook



Definition of Hymnbook

1. Noun. (British) A book containing a collection of hymns. ¹

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Definition of Hymnbook

1. a hymnal [n -S] - See also: hymnal

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hymnbook

hymenorrhaphies
hymenostomatida
hymenotomy
hymens
hymenæal
hymie
hymies
hymn
hymn-book
hymnal
hymnally
hymnals
hymnaries
hymnary
hymnbook (current term)
hymnbooks
hymned
hymnic
hymning
hymnist
hymnists
hymnless
hymnlike
hymnodic
hymnodies
hymnodist
hymnodists
hymnody
hymnographer

Literary usage of Hymnbook

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1. Church History by Johann Heinrich Kurtz (1890)
"The hymnbook and Church Music.—Klopstock, followed by Cramer and Schlegel, introduced the vandalism of altering the old church hymns to suit modern tastes ..."

2. The Methodist Review (1832)
"That hymnbook was consequently particularly deficient in hymns suited to such services, ... In the American Methodist hymnbook, these defects have already, ..."

3. Subject Index of the Modern Works Added to the British Museum Libraryby British Museum Dept. of Printed Books, Dept. of Printed Books, British Museum by British Museum Dept. of Printed Books, Dept. of Printed Books, British Museum (1906)
"pp. 288. Land. 1905. 8'. 4999. c. 11. HYMNALS. hymnbook of the Holiness Movement Church, pp. 167. Ottawa, 1902. 8°. 3434. e. 57. ..."

4. Handbook for A Collection of Spiritual Hymns: Adapted to the Various Kinds by Myron K Sauder (2003)
"The first section organizes the tunes according to the "meter titles" (such as "CM," "8's & 7's," or "Melody 67") that appear in the hymnbook with each hymn ..."

5. Life and Times of Henry Melchior Mühlenberg by William Julius Mann (1887)
"He is created doctor of divinity.—End of his official relation to the Philadelphia congregation.— His labors in behalf of the proposed hymnbook of'the ..."

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