- One of the seven Canonical Hours (which see).
American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia. — New York, Thomas Whittaker. William James Miller, M.A., B.D.. 1901.
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Lauds — is one of the two major hours in the Roman Catholic Liturgy of the Hours. It is to be recited in the early morning hours, preferably near dawn. It forms a part of the Eastern Orthodox Office of Matins. The service is named after the Lauds psalms … Wikipedia
Lauds — • Article on the canonical hour once known as Matins, then as Lauds, now as Morning Prayer. One of the two principal hours Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Lauds Lauds … Catholic encyclopedia
lauds — mid 14c., from Old French; morning Church service in which psalms of praise to God (Psalms 148 150) are sung (see LAUD (Cf. laud)) … Etymology dictionary
Lauds — The major hour of the divine office of the Roman Catholic rite sung about sunrise. A chanted lauds is close in form to vespers, except that an Old Testament canticle replaces the fourth psalm, and the Canticle of Zacharia, Benedictus, replaces … Historical dictionary of sacred music
lauds — ; morning prayer This word (from the Latin laudes, meaning praises ) refers to a set of daily prayers of the Liturgy of the Hours that are sometimes publicly recited or sung in religious communities. Lauds are sometimes said immediately after … Glossary of theological terms
Lauds — See Horarium … Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases
lauds — prayer service held at dawn following matins Ecclesiastical Terms … Phrontistery dictionary
lauds — lÉ”Ëd n. praise, commendation (rare); hymn of praise, song of praise v. praise, commend … English contemporary dictionary
LAUDS — laudes … Abbreviations in Latin Inscriptions
lauds — [lɔ:dz] noun a service of morning prayer in the Divine Office of the Western Christian Church, traditionally said or chanted at daybreak. Origin ME: from the frequent use, in Psalms 148–150, of the L. imperative laudate! praise ye! … English new terms dictionary