Origin of Psalter
Examples from the Web for psalter
Prior to admission, the boys were to know their psalter and to be familiar with plain song.Education in England in the Middle Ages|Albert William Parry
He had with him a copy of the Psalter in Greek, which he handed to the prophet and asked him to explain its contents.
He next carried him the psalter, which he and the wife who sat next him minutely inspected.
A beautiful Psalter, which belonged to Peterborough Cathedral.Annals of the Bodleian Library, Oxford, A.D. 1598-A.D. 1867|William Dunn Macray
How then was he astonished and confounded when at the reading of the Psalter, another voice than hers greeted his ear!Bad Hugh|Mary Jane Holmes
British Dictionary definitions for psalter
Word Origin for Psalter
Word Origin and History for psalter
"the Book of Psalms," Old English saltere, psaltere, from Church Latin psalterium "the songs of David," in secular Latin, "stringed instrument played by twanging," from Greek psalterion "stringed instrument, psaltery, harp," from psallein "to pluck, play on a stringed instrument" (see psalm).