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Definitions for evensong
ˈi vənˌsɔŋ, -ˌsɒŋeven·song

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. vespers, evensongnoun

    the sixth of the seven canonical hours of the divine office; early evening; now often made a public service on Sundays

  2. Evening Prayer, evensongnoun

    (Anglican Church) a daily evening service with prayers prescribed in the Book of Common Prayer


  1. evensongnoun

    A religious service, most commonly seen in the Anglican or Episcopal Church, that takes place in the early hours of the evening.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Evensongnoun

    Etymology: even and song.

    Thee, ’chantress of the woods among,
    I woo to hear thy evensong. John Milton.

    If a man were but of a day’s life, it is well if he lasts ’till evensong, and then says his compline an hour before the time. Jeremy Taylor, Rule of living holy.

    He tun’d his notes both evensong and morn. Dryden.


  1. evensong

    Evensong is a Christian religious service, typically in the Anglican tradition, which is held in the late afternoon or evening. It is characterized by specific prayers, readings, and sometimes hymns or songs. The term is often used to refer to choral evensong, in which the service is largely sung by a choir.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Evensongnoun

    a song for the evening; the evening service or form of worship (in the Church of England including vespers and compline); also, the time of evensong

  2. Etymology: [AS. fensang.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of evensong in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of evensong in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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