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evensong


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Evensong  \E"ven*song`\,  n.  [AS.  [=ae]fensang.] 
  A  song  for  the  evening;  the  evening  service  or  form  of 
  worship  (in  the  Church  of  England  including  vespers  and 
  compline);  also  the  time  of  evensong.  --Wyclif.  Milton. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  evensong 
  n  1:  the  sixth  of  the  seven  canonical  hours  of  the  divine  office; 
  early  evening;  now  often  made  a  public  service  on 
  Sundays  [syn:  {vespers}] 
  2:  (Anglican  Church)  a  daily  evening  service  with  prayers 
  prescribed  in  the  Book  of  Common  Prayer  [syn:  {Evening 
  Prayer}] 




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