[ three-nohd, thren-ohd ]
/ ˈθri noʊd, ˈθrɛn oʊd /
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Origin of threnode
1855–60; by alteration; see ode
Words nearby threnode
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Example sentences from the Web for threnode
All burst into tears, and were convinced of the sincerity of his sorrow by the manner in which he recited his threnode.History of the Jews, Vol. I (of 6)|Heinrich Graetz