Definition of Mattins
1. mattin [n] - See also: mattin
Lexicographical Neighbors of Mattins
Literary usage of Mattins
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The English poems of George Herbert, together with his collection of by George Herbert (1871)
"... Thou Lord conceal it not: and as Thou art All my delight, so all my smart: Thy cross took up in one, I5y way of imprest, all my future moan. mattins J_ ..."
2. Divine Worship in England in the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries by John David Chambers (1877)
"... were given might fit in turns at mattins during Nocturns, ... Antiphon at mattins on Sundays covered four ..."
3. The Parson's Handbook: Containing Practical Directions Both for Parsons and by Percy Dearmer (1902)
"As for mattins and Evensong, the musical part does not begin till the priest says, O Lord, open thou our lips, ..."
4. Poems and Plays by William Hayley (1785)
"... he: chamber found : For now the heralds of the London day Sing their loud mattins in th' uncrowded way; 415 Th' impatient Milkmaid now, with early din, ..."