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Meaning of VESPERS

Pronunciation:  vespurz

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the sixth of the seven canonical hours of the divine office; early evening; now often made a public service on Sundays
 

VESPERS is a 7 letter word that starts with V.

 

 Synonyms: evensong
 
 See Also: canonical hour

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ves"pers\, n. pl. [OF. vespres, F. v[^e]pres, LL.
vesperae, fr. L. vespera evening. See {Vesper}, n.] (R. C.
Ch.)
(a) One of the little hours of the Breviary.
(b) The evening song or service.

{Sicilian vespers}. See under {Sicilian}, a.

 

 

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