book of hours

Definition of book of hours

: a book containing prayers or offices appointed to be said at the canonical hours

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First Known Use of book of hours

1709, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of book of hours was in 1709

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“Book of hours.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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