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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The sixth of the seven canonical hours of the divine office.

Usage examples (33)
  • Half an hour after supper was read a brief evening service called vespers, and then the boys 'study hours commenced.
  • Also, we are given only the "vespers" portion of the Rachmaninoff
  • These "vespers," said the spokesman, usher in the start of "the Newman event."
  • Neckar breeze, laid down his awl and went to "vespers," -- a "maas" of cool beer and a "pretzel." for more
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