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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Origin of Low Mass
First recorded in 1560–70
Words nearby Low Mass
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British Dictionary definitions for Low Mass
a Mass that has a simplified ceremonial form and is spoken rather than sungCompare High Mass
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