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divine office

noun (sometimes initial capital letters) Ecclesiastical.
  1. office(def 12c).
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Origin of divine office

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400
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British Dictionary definitions for divine office

divine office

noun
  1. (sometimes capitals) the canonical prayers (in the Roman Catholic Church those of the breviary) recited daily by priests, those in religious orders, etc
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