Black Mass

or black mass


noun

a blasphemous ceremony mocking the Christian Mass, especially one by an alleged worshiper of Satan.
a Requiem Mass.

Origin of Black Mass

First recorded in 1890–95

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British Dictionary definitions for black mass

black mass

noun

(sometimes capitals) a blasphemous travesty of the Christian Mass, performed by practitioners of black magic
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