Definition of Nunc dimittis
1. Noun. The prayer of Simeon (Luke 2:29-32).
Lexicographical Neighbors of Nunc Dimittis
Literary usage of Nunc dimittis
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Life and Correspondence of Rufus King: Comprising His Letters, Private by Rufus King (1900)
"... Federalism—Newspaper Project—King to C. King—Mason and McCarthy Duel—King to C. King—" Nunc dimittis"—Answers Newspaper Project—King to Gore—Reasons for ..."
2. Select English Works of John Wyclif by John Wycliffe (1871)
"[Nunc dimittis.] [LUKE ii. 29.] pis is J>e J>ridde salm songun of ... )>is song to God,— Nunc dimittis servum tuum, Domine, ..."
3. Sketches of the Life, Times and Character of the Rt. Rev. Benedict Joseph by Martin John Spalding (1852)
"... and resigns—His present retreat—The Bishop left desolate—The third Coadjutor is consecrated—The Nunc dimittis—The Jesuits re- enter the Diocese, ..."