Surreally, a choir of high school students at the gate adjoining ours begins singing a hymnal.
For his part, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is singing from Reid's hymnal.
Beyond this we have, however two hymnal fragments, which so far as they remain to us, are devoted to the praise of sanctuaries.
As originally composed, the collection could not be used as a hymnal.
She read the introduction, title-page, and acknowledgment of copyrights, in the hymnal.
Behind her came the First Assistant with the prayer-book and hymnal.
Mrs. Eddy has contributed the words of three of the hymns in the hymnal.
Now the lower phrase appears in two companion voices (of strings), a hymnal kind of duet,—ben sostenuto il tempo precedente.
As it stands in the text Psalm 104 has a hymnal introduction and 41 conclusion.
In the close recurs the full flow of funeral song, with the hymnal harmonies.
c.1500, imnale, himnale, from Medieval Latin hymnale, from ymnus, from Latin hymnus (see hymn). As an adjective, attested from 1640s. Hymnal measure, a quatrain, usually iambic, alternately rhymed, is so called for being the preferred verse form for English hymns (e.g. "Amazing Grace"), but it has been popular in English secular poetry as well, "though it almost always suggests the hymn, directly or ironically" [Miller Williams, "Patterns of Poetry," Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University, 1986].