- the liturgy or modified form of the Roman rite used in Salisbury before the Reformation and revived in part by some English churches.
Origin of Sarum use
1560–70; after Sarum (now Old Sarum), a medieval ecclesiastical center, the original site of the cathedral and town of Salisbury
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- the distinctive local rite or system of rites used at Salisbury cathedral in late medieval times