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Meaning of EVENSONG

Pronunciation:  'eevun`song

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  (Anglican Church) a daily evening service with prayers prescribed in the Book of Common Prayer
  2. [n]  the sixth of the seven canonical hours of the divine office; early evening; now often made a public service on Sundays

EVENSONG is a 8 letter word that starts with E.


 Synonyms: Evening Prayer, vespers
 See Also: canonical hour, prayer



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\E"ven*song`\, n. [AS. [=ae]fensang.]
A song for the evening; the evening service or form of
worship (in the Church of England including vespers and
compline); also, the time of evensong. --Wyclif. Milton.

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