Definitions for canonical hour

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

canon′ical hour′(n.)

  1. any of certain periods of the day set apart for prayer and devotion: these are matins and lauds, prime, tierce, sext, nones, vespers, and compline.

    Category: Religion

Origin of canonical hour:

1400–50

Princeton's WordNet

  1. canonical hour(noun)

    (Roman Catholic Church) one of seven specified times for prayer

Wiktionary

  1. canonical hour(Noun)

    Any of certain times of day at which specified prayers are said according to canon law

  2. canonical hour(Noun)

    The prayers said at these times

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