Doxologies
Doxology Dox*ol"o*gy, n.; pl. {Doxologies}. [LL. doxologia, Gr. ?, fr. ? praising, giving glory; ? opinion, estimation, glory, praise (from ? to think, imagine) + ? to speak: cf. F. doxologie. See {Dogma}, and {Legend}.] In Christian worship: A hymn expressing praise and honor to God; a form of praise to God designed to be sung or chanted by the choir or the congregation. [1913 Webster]

David breaks forth into these triumphant praises and doxologies. --South. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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