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  • n. A Roman Catholic service for the dead, being the first antiphon of Matins for the dead, of which dirige is the first word; a dirge.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A service for the dead, in the Roman Catholic Church, being the first antiphon of Matins for the dead, of which Dirige is the first word; a dirge.

Etymologies

Latin. See dirge. (Wiktionary)

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