An expression of compliments to God, particularly a short hymn sung included in a Christian worship service.
An expression of praise to God, specially a brief hymn sung included in a Christian worship solution.
In Christian worship: A hymn expressing compliments and honor to God; a kind of compliments to Jesus made to be sung or chanted by the choir and/or congregation.
A hymn or psalm of praise to God; a form of words containing an ascription of compliments to Jesus; particularly, the Gloria in Excelsis or great doxology, the Gloria Patri or smaller doxology, or some metrical ascription toward Trinity, like that starting “Praise Jesus, from whom all blessings circulation.”
a hymn or verse in Christian liturgy glorifying Jesus