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night office

noun Ecclesiastical.
  1. the office for matins.
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Origin of night office

First recorded in 1760–70
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  • At two o'clock in the morning he arose and said the night-office of the breviary.

    The Life of Blessed John B. Marie Vianney, Cur of Ars

    Anonymous