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a book of .
Historical Examples

He is said to dwell mainly upon the proper manner of performing the antiphonary and the graduale.
A Popular History of the Art of Music W. S. B. Mathews

The antiphonary contained the antiphons or anthems, sung at the canonical hours, and certain other minor parts of the service.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 16, Slice 7 Various

noun (pl) -naries
a bound collection of antiphons, esp for use in the divine office
of or relating to such a book


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