Origin of coronach
Examples from the Web for coronach
But when they fell there was none to sing their coronach or wail the death-wail over them.Lay Morals|Robert Louis Stevenson
"In the grasses and the bracken," said Gilian, singing it to himself as if it were a coronach.Gilian The Dreamer|Neil Munro
Two or three women sate under the gallows, who seemed to be mourning, and singing the coronach of the deceased in a low voice.A Legend of Montrose|Sir Walter Scott
And the mermen swam fast to be with her, and ceased from their own song, for the wind sang a coronach in the canvas and cordage.The Field of Clover|Laurence Housman
It were pity to deny my delicate cousin the luxury of a coronach over the swollen corpse of her minion!'