Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
any meeting held for the purpose of praying together; specif., such a meeting in some Protestant denominations, usually in the evening and often on Wednesdays, for group prayer, testimonies of faith, singing of hymns, etc.
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
An evangelical service, especially one held on a weekday evening, in which the laypersons participate by singing, praying, or testifying their faith.