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matins

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a. Chiefly RC Church the first of the seven canonical hours of prayer, originally observed at night but now often recited with lauds at daybreak
b. the service of morning prayer in the Church of England
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He quizzed Mattins in January 2009 and the fraudster, who arrived as an asylum-seeker in 2000, confessed he had been working while claiming the dole.
However, the Easter break meant she could take time out and join her family for the Mattins service at St George's Chapel.
Tenebrae is really the Mattins (early Morning Prayer) for Maundy Thursday.
He was a tall priest and he was striding across towards the Abbey before Mattins and Mass.