breviary definition

  • noun:
    • Ecclesiastical a novel containing the hymns, offices, and prayers the canonical hours.
    • a novel containing prayers, hymns, an such like for daily use at the canonical hours.
    • a quick declaration or summary.
    • An abridgment; a compend; an epitome; a short account or summary.
    • A book containing the day-to-day public or canonical prayers of Roman Catholic or of the Greek Church when it comes to seven canonical hours, specifically, matins and lauds, the very first, 3rd, 6th, and ninth hours, vespers, and compline; -- distinguished through the missal.
    • An abridgment; a compend; an epitome.
    • into the Roman Catholic Church, a book containing the everyday offices which all who will be in major purchases tend to be bound to learn.
    • A name fond of similar compilations used in the Greek and Oriental churches.
    • (Roman Catholic Church) a book of prayers to-be recited every day certain priests and members of religious orders
    • Ecclesiastical a novel containing the hymns, offices, and prayers the canonical hours.
    • a novel containing prayers, hymns, an such like for everyday usage at the canonical hours.
    • a quick declaration or summary.
    • An abridgment; a compend; an epitome; a short account or summary.
    • a novel containing the day-to-day public or canonical prayers for the Roman Catholic or of this Greek Church the seven canonical hours, namely, matins and lauds, the first, 3rd, sixth, and ninth hours, vespers, and compline; -- distinguished from the missal.
    • An abridgment; a compend; an epitome.
    • into the Roman Catholic Church, a novel containing the daily offices which all who are in significant orders are bound to learn.
    • A name given to comparable compilations found in the Greek and Oriental churches.
    • (Roman Catholic Church) a book of prayers become recited daily particular priests and members of spiritual requests

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