(Ecclesiastical Terms) the distinctive local rite or system of rites used at Salisbury cathedral in late medieval times
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Sar′um use`(ˈsɛər əm)
the liturgy or modified form of the Roman rite used in Salisbury before the Reformation.
[1560–70; after Sarum (now Old Sarum), a medieval ecclesiastical center]
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