a Mass that is said, and not sung, by the celebrant, who is assisted by one server, and which has less ceremonial form than a High Mass, using no music or choir.
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How to use Low Mass in a sentence
Low-mass black holes “sing” in harmony with themselves, though with flashes of light instead of sound.
The only persons present were some monks, saying Low Mass at the side altars.History of the Reformation in the Sixteenth Century, Vol 2 | J. H. Merle D'Aubign
So in scarce more than the saying of a Low Mass she was in amongst the trees, with her ass and her wares and her prey.The Water of the Wondrous Isles | William Morris
She gave up everything else; at first she attended Low Mass, then she left off going to church altogether.Doctor Pascal | Emile Zola
I had rather have one moistened with some good Anjou wine, cried Panurge; fall to, fall to your Low Mass, and despatch.Gargantua and Pantagruel, Complete. | Francois Rabelais
Believe me, under such conditions a Low Mass is vastly expedited!In the Yule-Log Glow, Book I | Various
British Dictionary definitions for Low Mass
a Mass that has a simplified ceremonial form and is spoken rather than sung: Compare High Mass
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