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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (Anglican Church) A daily service in late afternoon or early night with prayers prescribed in the Book of Common Prayer; The sixth of the canonical hours of the divine office.

Usage examples (32)
  • "At 7 p.m. we'll have a choral evensong, which is designed for congregation participation," Chapman said.
  • This man saw Lil during Sunday evensong, she says.
  • It was twilight, and the bells tolled the evensong.
  • And then within a little while, by evensong time, Sir for more
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