“Adeste Fideles” [(ah-des-tay fi-day-lis)]
The Latin version of “O Come, All Ye Faithful.”
It dates to 1740s Britain and of course was written originally in Latin (“adeste fideles”).
Yes, I Like Christmas Music. Stop Laughing. Michael Tomasky December 23, 2014
“adeste fideles, if you please,” said S——, rather taken aback.
Tom Cringle’s Log Michael Scott
She took a little book from her pocket and read to us a hymn,—’O come, all ye faithful,’ the old ‘adeste fideles.’
Solomon Constance Fenimore Woolson
The adeste fideles had summoned few to worship, and the praise had sounded thin and hollow.
When It Was Dark Guy Thorne
The women-folk began to clear their throats for the adeste fideles with which the festivity concluded.
Mary Gray Katharine Tynan
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