even song


[ee-vuhn-sawng, -song]
(usually initial capital letter) . Also called evening prayer. Anglican Church. a form of worship said or sung in the evening.
vesper ( def 3c ).

before 1000; Middle English; Old English ǣfensang. See even2, song

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evensong (ˈiːvənˌsɒŋ)
1.  Church of England Evening Prayer, Also called: vespers the daily evening service of Bible readings and prayers prescribed in the Book of Common Prayer
2.  archaic another name for vespers
3.  an archaic or poetic word for evening

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