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 Magneuse (French).Magnificent (The). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Magnif’icat.
 
To sing the Magnificat at matins. To do things at the wrong time, or out of place. The Magnificat does not belong to the morning service, but to vespers. The Magnificat is Luke i. 46–55 in Latin.   1
 


 Magneuse (French).Magnificent (The). 

 
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