Definition of Matins. Meaning of Matins. Synonyms of Matins

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Definition of Matins

Matin
Matin M[^a]`tin", n. [F. m[^a]tin.] (Zo["o]l.) A French mastiff.
Matin
Matin Mat"in, n. [F. fr. L. matutinum the morning, matutinus of the morning, Matuta the goddess of the morning. See Matutinal.] 1. Morning. [Obs.] --Shak. 2. pl. [F. matines. See Etymol. above.] Morning worship or service; morning prayers or songs. The winged choristers began To chirp their matins. --Cleveland. 3. Time of morning service; the first canonical hour in the Roman Catholic Church.
Matin
Matin Mat"in, a. Of or pertaining to the morning, or to matins; used in the morning; matutinal.

Meaning of Matins from wikipedia

- Matins, or Mattins, is a canonical hour of Christian liturgy. The earliest use of the name was in reference to the canonical hour, also called the vigil...
- The Matins of Bruges (Flemish: Brugse Metten) was the nocturnal m****acre of the French garrison in Bruges and their Leliaert (also spelled as Leliaart...
- Matins is the canonical hour ending at dawn in the Roman Catholic monastic Liturgy of the Hours. Matins may also refer to: Orthros, the equivalent office...
- The Matins Gospel is the solemn chanting of a lection from one of the Four Gospels during Matins in the Orthodox Church and those Eastern Catholic churches...
- which are read on successive Sundays at matins; there are hymns sung at Matins that correspond with that day's Matins Gospel. The Daily Cycle begins with...
- the Lutheran Church, Matins is a morning-time liturgical order combining features that were found in the Medieval orders of Matins, Lauds, and Prime. Lutherans...
- Tous les matins du monde (English translation: All the Mornings of the World) is a 1991 French film based on the book of the same name by Pascal Quignard...
- which are read on successive Sundays at matins; there are hymns sung at Matins that correspond with that day's Matins Gospel. Only autocephalous (self-governed)...
- friar who has overslept and is urged to wake up and sound the bell for the matins, the midnight or very early morning prayers for which a monk would be expected...
- and dairy products. Matins of Great and Holy Friday is celebrated on the evening of Holy Thursday. During this liturgy, twelve Matins Gospels are chanted...
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