Definition of Collects

1. Noun. (plural of collect) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of collect) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Collects

1. collect [v] - See also: collect

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Collects

collectivized
collectivizes
collectivizing
collector
collector's edition
collector's item
collector lane
collector of internal revenue
collectorate
collectorates
collectors
collectorship
collectorships
collectour
collectrin
collects (current term)
colled
colledg
colleen
colleens
college
college-ruled
college admission test
college boy
college girl
college level
college man
college student
college try
collegebound

Literary usage of Collects

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1. Sermons preached before the University of Oxford by Henry Parry Liddon (1884)
"collects varying with the Ecclesiastical Season—Advent to Whitsunday. ... —On the collects after the Offertory. APPENDIX A.—collects in the First Reformed ..."

2. Some Elements of Religion: Lent Lectures, 1870by Henry Parry Liddon by Henry Parry Liddon (1883)
"On the Excellences of the collects—On the Origin of the word Collect—On the Structure of a Collect, as illustrated by the Collect in the Burial Service— Of ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"It also gives several sets of collects, not always complete, ... In the Bangor book there are collects to go with the "Te Deum , given apart from the ..."

4. Works of the Camden Society by Camden Society (Great Britain), Royal Historical Society (Great Britain) (1880)
"The collects are found on the blank leaves which precede and follow the ... The collects are in a hand of " Queen Mary's time," the Offices in a hand " of ..."

5. The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments, and Other by Episcopal Church, Church of England (1831)
"THE collects, EPISTLES, AND GOSPELS TO BE USED THROUGHOUT THE YEAR. Note, that the Collect appointed for every Sunday, or for any Holy-day that hath a Vigil ..."

6. A Dictionary of Christian Antiquities: Being a Continuation of the by Sir William Smith, Samuel Cheetham (1875)
"SI ¡4«. using several collects, contrary to the general practice of the church ... 4) lays down that, for mystical reasons, the number of collects should be ..."

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