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Complin definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

COMPLIN, n. The last division of the Romish breviary; the last prayer at night, to be recited after sun-set; so called because it closes the service of the day.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: last of the seven canonical hours just before retiring [syn: compline, complin]

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Compline Com"pline, Complin Com"plin, n. [From OE. complie, OF. complie, F. complies, pl., fr. LL. completa (prop. fem. of L. completus) the religious exercise which completes and closes the service of the day. See Complete.] (Eccl.) The last division of the Roman Catholic breviary; the seventh and last of the canonical hours of the Western church; the last prayer of the day, to be said after sunset. The custom of godly man been to shut up the evening with a compline of prayer at nine of the night. --Hammond.



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