Definitions for "Preface"
Something spoken as introductory to a discourse, or written as introductory to a book or essay; a proem; an introduction, or series of preliminary remarks.
The prelude or introduction to the canon of the Mass.
To introduce by a preface; to give a preface to; as, to preface a book discourse.
In the liturgy, the first part of the Great Thanksgiving up to the Sanctus.
The first part of The Great Thanksgiving up to the Sanctus. Proper Prefaces are appointed for certain occasions (see BCP, 344-49 or 377-82).
The opening dialogue between pastor and people that begins the liturgy of Holy Communion. These words, dating from the second century, are likely the most ancient part of the Divine Service.
Keywords:  gogol, dikanka, nikolai, farm, volume
Preface is the opening to the first volume of Evenings on a Farm Near Dikanka by Nikolai Gogol, written in 1832.
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Keywords:  thank, publicly, helped, people, place
a place to publicly thank the many people who have helped us
To make a preface.