to pass the night in vigil or prayer

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • pernoctate — [ pə:nɒkteɪt, pə nɒkteɪt] verb formal pass the night somewhere. Derivatives pernoctation noun Origin C17: from L. pernoctat , pernoctare spend the night …   English new terms dictionary

  • pernoctate — per·noc·tate …   English syllables

  • pernoctate — v.intr. formal pass or spend the night. Derivatives: pernoctation n. Etymology: LL pernoctatio f. L pernoctare pernoctat (as PER , noctare f. nox noctis night) …   Useful english dictionary

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