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mat·ins / ˈmatnz/ (Brit. also mat·tins) • n. a service of morning prayer in various churches, esp. the Anglican Church. ∎  a service forming part of the traditional Divine Office of the Western Christian Church, originally said (or chanted) at or after midnight, but historically often held with lauds on the previous evening. ∎  (also matin) poetic/lit. the morning song of birds.

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matins a service forming part of the traditional Divine Office of the Western Christian Church, originally said (or chanted) at or after midnight, but historically often held with lauds on the previous evening. Also, a service of morning prayer in various Churches, especially the Anglican Church.

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matins, mattins XIII. ME. matines — (O)F.:- ecclL. mātūtīnās, nom. -īnæ; see MATUTINAL.

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