Little-hours meaning

The canonical hours of prime, terce, sext, and none.
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(Roman Catholic) The offices of prime, tierce, sext, and nones. Vespers and compline are sometimes included.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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