Little Hours

plural noun

: the offices of prime, terce, sext, and none forming part of the canonical hours

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1872, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Little Hours was circa 1872

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“Little Hours.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Little%20Hours. Accessed 3 Feb. 2023.

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