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From Latin dirige (steer), from the beginning of the first antiphon in matins for the dead, Dirige, Domine, deus meus, in conspectu tuo viam meam.

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dirge (plural dirges)

  1. A mournful poem or piece of music composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person.
  2. (informal) A song or piece of music that is considered too slow, bland or boring.

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