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divine service

service1 (def 15).
Origin of divine service
1350-1400; Middle English Unabridged
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  • These relapses are meant of those venial sins and imperfections which stopped her progress in the divine service.
  • Permission to attend divine service in the outside church was withdrawn.
  • divine service was held in the evening, at dress parade.
  • After divine service, the prospective enlistees parted company with loved ones.
British Dictionary definitions for divine service

divine service

a service of the Christian church, esp one at which no sacrament is given
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