(sometimes initial capital letters) Roman Catholic Church. an office similar to but shorter than the divine office, in honor of a saint, a mystery, or, especially, the Virgin Mary.
(RC Church) a series of psalms and prayers similar to the divine office but shorter
noun 1. a small, European owl, Athene noctua, often portrayed in art with the goddess Athena. noun 1. a small Old World owl, Athene noctua, having a speckled brown plumage and flattish head
noun 1. a river in S North Carolina and N South Carolina, flowing S and SE to the Pee Dee River. 90 miles (145 km) long.
plural noun 1. (in folklore) small, imaginary beings, as elves, fairies, or leprechauns. 2. the common people, especially workers, small merchants, or the like, who lead conventional, presumably unremarkable lives. 3. small children. 4. midgets or dwarfs. plural noun 1. (folklore) small supernatural beings, such as elves, pixies, or leprechauns noun small supernatural beings
- Little phoebe
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