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matins

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Christianity
matinsmat‧ins, mattins /ˈmætənz $ ˈmætnz/ noun [uncountable]  RRCthe first prayers of the day in the Christian religion syn morning prayer
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matinsBut of course, though not before ten-thirty as the Archdeacon was taking a matins for some one on holiday.Not the right frame of mind for matins.
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