plural noun, Roman Catholic Church.
the hours of prime, tierce, sext, and nones, and sometimes also vespers and compline.
(RC Church) the canonical hours of prime, terce, sext, and nones in the divine office
- Little ice age
Little Ice Age The period from about 1400 to 1900, characterized by expansion of mountain glaciers and cooling of global temperatures, especially in the Alps, Scandinavia, Iceland, and Alaska. The Little Ice Age followed the Medieval Warm Period. See also Maunder minimum.
- Little jack horner
A nursery rhyme: Little Jack Horner sat in the corner, Eating a Christmas pie: He put in his thumb, and pulled out a plum, And said, “What a good boy am I!”
noun 1. a cast of four in craps. noun phrase The point four, or four on the dice [1890+ Crapshooting; a shortening of Little Joe from Kokomo; the relation to four is not patent]
noun 1. a large, powerful yeoman who was a member of Robin Hood’s band. noun 1. one of Robin Hood’s companions, noted for his great size and strength In English legend, one of the Merry Men who followed Robin Hood. He was large and burly. At his first meeting with Robin Hood, he beat Robin […]