Reference > Brewer’s Dictionary > De Profundis [Out of the depths].

 De Novo (Latin).De Rigueur. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
De Profundis [Out of the depths].
The 130th Psalm is so called from the first two words in the Latin version. It is sung by Roman Catholics when the dead are committed to the grave.   1

 De Novo (Latin).De Rigueur. 

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