matter of breviary

: something not open to question : something axiomatic

Word History

Etymology

translation of Middle French matiere de breviaire

First Known Use

1694, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of matter of breviary was in 1694

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“Matter of breviary.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/matter%20of%20breviary. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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