- an antiphonary.
Origin of antiphonal
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Examples from the Web for antiphonal
Then, if you like, we can chant confidences in an antiphonal chorus.The Black Bag
Louis Joseph Vance
Wild cries burst from his audience, antiphonal with his own.Other Main-Travelled Roads
Its structure is antiphonal as between Men, Women, and the two combined.
Neither the shout nor the antiphonal song was brought from Africa.
And spontaneously there rose an antiphonal pantun, or song of war.Cursed
George Allan England
- sung or recited in alternation
- another word for antiphonary
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Word Origin and History for antiphonal
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