Re"qui*em , and cf. Requin.]

1. R.C.Ch.

A mass said or sung for the repose of a departed soul.

We should profane the service of the dead To sing a requiem and such rest to her As to peace-parted souls. Shak.


Any grand musical composition, performed in honor of a deceased person.


Rest; quiet; peace.


Else had I an eternal requiem kept, And in the arms of peace forever slept. Sandys.


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