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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (Roman Catholic Church) a book of prayers to be recited daily certain priests and members of religious orders.

Usage examples (30)
  • The first step in the evolution of the breviary was the separation of the Psalter into a choir-book.
  • And this is the evening prayer of that, what we call the breviary, or the divine office.
  • The Roman Martyrology, like the breviary, is a liturgical book proper.
  • Sirrah, page, bring me here my drawer (for so he called his breviary); stay for more
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