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mattins

[mat-nz, -inz]
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noun (often initial capital letter) (usually used with a singular verb) Chiefly British.
  1. matin(def 1).
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Examples from the Web for mattins

Historical Examples

  • We make it known we shall be pleased to see them after Mattins and Evensong.

    The Potter and the Clay

    Arthur F. Winnington Ingram

  • They don't say Mattins, which I'm inclined to think rather slack.

    The Altar Steps

    Compton MacKenzie

  • We have no right to complain for a moment of what some people call the monotony of Mattins and Evensong for ourselves.

    The Potter and the Clay

    Arthur F. Winnington Ingram

  • These seven offices were condensed in 1519 into two, our present Mattins and Evensong.


British Dictionary definitions for mattins

mattins

noun
  1. a variant spelling of matins
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