Definitions for "Dirge"
Keywords:  lament, mournful, funeral, elegy, poem
A piece of music of a mournful character, to accompany funeral rites; a funeral hymn.
Latin dirige, imperitive of dirigere, "to direct," the first word of an antiphon in the Office for the Burial of the Dead (Psalm 5:8) -- a funeral hymn; a slow, sad song, poem, or musical composition expressing grief, mourning, or lament.
a song or hymn of mourning composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person
Dirge is the name of several fictional characters from the Transformers series.
Dirge (2000) is a science fiction novel written by Alan Dean Foster. The full title is sometime shown as Dirge: Book Two of The Founding of the Commonwealth.