dirge

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dirge

1. a chant of lamentation for the dead
2. the funeral service in its solemn or sung forms
3. any mourning song or melody
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Here is the sestet: And, if thy time is sorrows, let all breath Breathe dirgeful music for is welcome such, Nor shall the stricken curse that thou dost hold Ingratitude a minion.
Even a streaker couldn't disturb their massive concentration, nor could the dirgeful piper who'd earlier given the match its air of untimely triumphalism.
What with both fans booing each other, the home fans booing Graham and the away supporters booing Chris Armstrong, it should be a thoroughly dirgeful day.