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Originally appearing in Volume V26, Page 890 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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THRENODY, a lament written in verse, a dirge, a funeral ode composed in honour of a dead personage. The word is an adaptation of the Greek 6prlvy6la, a funeral dirge, from epijvos, lamentation, wailing, 6pEOµat, I cry aloud, and 4, i), a song, ode, ¢Seu,, to sing.
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