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Canonical Hours

Charles Buck Theological Dictionary

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Are certain stated times of the day consigned more especially by the Romish church to the offices of prayer and devotion; such are matins, lauds, &c. In England the canonical hours are from eight to twelve in the forenoon; before or after which marriage cannot be legally performed in any church.

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Buck, Charles. Entry for 'Canonical Hours'. Charles Buck Theological Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​cbd/​c/canonical-hours.html. 1802.
 
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