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Definition of "vesper" []

  • A bell that summons worshipers to vespers. (noun)
  • The evening star, especially Venus. (noun)
  • Archaic Evening. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "vesper" in a sentence
  • "And Mr. C.E.B., in the summertime they had what they called a vesper services up on Park Hill."
  • "We looked about and could see neither her nor Alice; and as it was nearly the hour they call vesper, though the days were still pretty long, we were greatly alarmed at their disappearance."
  • "Poor little girl; one day to be called a vesper Vole, the next to be forgotten altogether, the next to be remembered after this fashion."