[ee-vuh n-sawng, -song]
Origin of evensong
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Related Wordschant, paean, ditty, psalm, oratorio, prayer, evensong, orison, service, descant, aria, laud, shout, lay, carol, ode, choral, lied, chorale, canticle
Examples from the Web for evensong
In a moment the evensong was hushed and the birds flew away.The Long Roll
I am now bound for the parish of Leigh, where I say evensong at five o'clock.'
The bell was chiming for the evensong, and Sir Philip passed in.
And so they went home and unarmed them, and so to evensong and supper.Children's Literature
Charles Madison Curry
The celebration of evensong partook of the solemnity of the celebration of high mass.Woman under Monasticism
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Word Origin and History for evensong
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper