A part of divine worship, consisting mainly of compliments; -- frequently when you look at the pl.
Music or performing in honor of anybody.
compliments; commendation; honorable mention.
That element of divine worship which consists in compliments.
Music or a song in compliments or honor of every one.
plural in Roman Catholic Church, plus in the Anglican Ch. as a monastic or devotional workplace, a religious solution, developing, in conjunction with matins, 1st associated with the seven canonical hours: so called through the reiterated ascriptions of compliments to God within the last of the psalms (cxlviii., cxlix., cl.) which it has. The use into the Greek church is similar. See canonical hours, under canonical.