evening prayer

noun, often capitalized E&P

Definition of evening prayer

: the daily evening office of the Anglican liturgy

Examples of evening prayer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Even in less tense times, Jim Czebiniak seeks solace in hours of evening prayer. Anchorage Daily News, "Grief, anger, disbelief: Trump voters face Biden’s victory," 13 Nov. 2020 Even in less tense times, Jim Czebiniak seeks solace in hours of evening prayer. Anchorage Daily News, "Grief, anger, disbelief: Trump voters face Biden’s victory," 13 Nov. 2020 By and by, his mother, father and aunt arrive to begin the Saturday evening prayer service. New York Times, "What the Church Meant for James Baldwin," 4 Dec. 2020 Even in less tense times, Jim Czebiniak seeks solace in hours of evening prayer. Anchorage Daily News, "Grief, anger, disbelief: Trump voters face Biden’s victory," 13 Nov. 2020 Even in less tense times, Jim Czebiniak seeks solace in hours of evening prayer. Anchorage Daily News, "Grief, anger, disbelief: Trump voters face Biden’s victory," 13 Nov. 2020 Even in less tense times, Jim Czebiniak seeks solace in hours of evening prayer. Anchorage Daily News, "Grief, anger, disbelief: Trump voters face Biden’s victory," 13 Nov. 2020 Even in less tense times, Jim Czebiniak seeks solace in hours of evening prayer. Tamara Lush, Star Tribune, "Grief, anger, disbelief: Trump voters face Biden's victory," 12 Nov. 2020 An employee of the provincial appeals court was shot and killed in the Habashkhel area of Matoon District while returning from evening prayer. Fahim Abed, New York Times, "Afghan War Casualty Report: October 2020," 8 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of evening prayer

1539, in the meaning defined above

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17 Jan 2021

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“Evening prayer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/evening%20prayer. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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