Definition of Breviaries

1. Noun. (plural of breviary) ¹



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Definition of Breviaries

1. breviary [n] - See also: breviary

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Breviaries

bretzel
bretzels
breve
breves
brevet
brevetcies
brevetcy
brevete
breveted
breveting
brevetoxin
brevetoxins
brevets
brevetted
brevetting
breviaries (current term)
breviary
breviate
breviates
breviation
breviations
breviature
breviatures
brevibacterium
brevic.
brevicollis
brevier
breviers
brevilingual
breviloquence

Literary usage of Breviaries

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"On the different breviaries: Breviary of Cluny; Brigittine Breviary; Breviary of St. ... On the Milan Breviary, Mozarabic Breviary, and Eastern breviaries, ..."

2. History of the Church of England: From the Abolition of the Roman Jurisdiction by Richard Watson Dixon (1881)
"Nay rather, there were many breviaries; f perhaps there always had been ... which produced the breviaries of the eleventh century, came first from her. ..."

3. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1839)
"The writer was at Hull, when the emigrants (principally priests, with their eyes sadly cast on their breviaries, and clad in their soiled monkish habita, ..."

4. Barbizon Days: Millet, Corot, Rousseau, Barye by Charles Sprague Smith (1902)
""They are my breviaries," Millet answered. " It is from them I draw forth all that I do." "You loved Virgil well in the old days." "I love him still. ..."

5. History of Painting by Karl Woermann (1887)
"The margins of the splendid breviaries of the latter half of the fifteenth century are ornamented in this style. Waagen describes as a very important ..."

6. The Cathedral, Or, The Catholic and Apostolic Church in England by Isaac Williams (1843)
"XL Foreign breviaries. They tliat worship Him shall worship Him in spirit and in truth. Dear Church, our island's sacred sojourner, A richer dress thy ..."

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