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High Mass

noun, Roman Catholic Church
1.
a Mass celebrated according to the complete rite, in which the liturgy is sung by the celebrant.
Compare Low Mass.
Origin
late Old English
1100-1150
1100-50; Middle English, late Old English
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British Dictionary definitions for High Mass

High Mass

noun
1.
a solemn and elaborate sung Mass Compare Low Mass
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