breviary / ˈbri viˌɛr i, ˈbrɛv i- /


breviary 的定义

n. 名词 noun

plural bre·vi·ar·ies.

  1. Roman Catholic Church. a book containing all the daily psalms, hymns, prayers, lessons, etc., necessary for reciting the office.
  2. a book of daily prayers and readings in some other churches.

breviary 近义词


等同于 synopsis


等同于 prayer book


等同于 abridgment


等同于 condensation


  1. A young priest was standing there overlooking the operations of some workmen, and muttering his breviary.
  2. He knelt down as he said this, and with trembling lips and tearful eyes recited some verses from his breviary.
  3. He sat with knitted brows at the foot of a bush, and nervously turned the pages of his breviary.
  4. A Roman Breviary lay open on a velvet-covered table before the crucifix.
  5. After he had thoroughly broken his fast, he went to church; and they carried for him, in a great basket, a huge breviary.