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psalmist (plural psalmists)
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- 1878 — Thomas Hardy, The Return of the Native, ch. 7
- An environment which would have made a contented woman a poet, a suffering woman a devotee, a pious woman a psalmist, even a giddy woman thoughtful, made a rebellious woman saturnine.
- 1897 — Bram Stoker, Dracula, ch. 25
- The hunter is taken in his own snare, as the great Psalmist says.
- 1955 — Dwight D. Eisenhower, Third State of the Union Address
- Either man is the creature whom the Psalmist described as "a little lower than the angels," crowned with glory and honor, holding "dominion over the works" of his Creator; or man is a soulless, animated machine to be enslaved, used and consumed by the state for its own glorification.
a composer of psalms
a composer of one of the Biblical Psalms