mattins
Usage: often capitalized chiefly British variant of matins

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • mattins — mattins, matins noun (U) the first prayers of the day in the Christian religion; morning prayer …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • mattins — [mat′ nz] pl.n. Brit. var. of matins: see MATIN (n. 1) …   English World dictionary

  • mattins — var. of MATINS. * * * mattins see matin …   Useful english dictionary

  • mattins — /mat nz, inz/, n. (often cap.) (usually used with a sing. v.) Chiefly Brit. matin (def. 1). * * * …   Universalium

  • mattins — mat|tins [ˈmætınz US ˈmætnz] n another spelling of ↑matins …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • mattins — mat·ins || mætnz / mætɪnz n. morning prayer service in the Anglican Church …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mattins — noun variant spelling of matins …   English new terms dictionary

  • matins — mattins, matins noun (U) the first prayers of the day in the Christian religion; morning prayer …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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