evensong evensong

Definition(s):

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

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Usage(s):

  1. Then the evensong begins, with the choir in blue robes and white cottas.
  2. For evensong rubberneck wagons, taxis, excursion trains brought gaping crowds from miles around.
  3. At once a voice arose among The bleak twigs overhead In a full-hearted evensong.

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  • Claims that the BBC was anti-God were "not just too sweeping; they are not even directionally true", said Mr Thompson. "This year we celebrated the 80th anniversary of the launch of the Daily Service. Songs of Praise, Choral Evensong, Thought...
    on Oct 15, 2008 By: Mark Thompson Source: Theos

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