What does the word vesper mean?

Usage examples for vesper

  1. The verses of the vesper psalms were now sung alternately, by the nuns above and by the congregation below. – En Route by J.-K. (Joris-Karl) Huysmans
  2. When William, after the injuries received by the plunging of his horse as it trod upon hot ashes, lay dying, the vesper bell of a neighbouring church aroused him from the stupor which had gathered round his sinking mind. – Old Church Lore by William Andrews
  3. Outside, the vesper bells ring, the fireworks explode in the square, and the fifes play marching up and down the streets with the tambourines. – Letters from my Windmill by Alphonse Daudet