complin definition

  • noun:
    • alternate kind of compline.
    • the final of the seven canonical hours, originally stated following the evening meal and before retiring to fall asleep, however in later on medieval and modern-day usage after immediately upon vespers.
    • last of the seven canonical hours right before retiring
    • alternate as a type of compline.
    • the very last for the seven canonical hours, originally stated following the dinner and before retiring to sleep, however in later on medieval and modern-day usage after immediately upon vespers.
    • final of this seven canonical hours prior to retiring

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