Recent Examples on the WebAt the Abbey's daily evensong, open to the public, a visitor sits right there as a boys' choir's voices fill the ancient space.
Nancy Nathan, USA TODAY, 25 Aug. 2017 A choral evensong concludes the day’s events at 4 p.m. Washington National Cathedral, 3101 Wisconsin Ave.
Washington Post, 14 July 2017 There are plenty of other things to see and experience as well at the San Francisco cathedral, from evensong services to labyrinth walks, yoga and jazz performances.
Jackie Burrell, The Mercury News, 1 Jan. 2017
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First Known Use of evensong
before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1
History and Etymology for evensong
Middle English, from Old English ǣfensang, from ǣfen evening + sang song