Definition of Black Rubric in US English:

Black Rubric


Anglican Church
  • (A name commonly given to) the ‘Declaration on Kneeling’, an explanation of the theological significance of kneeling when receiving the elements at the Eucharist, printed at the end of the Communion office in the Book of Common Prayer.


Late 17th century; earliest use found in Abraham Woodhead (1609–1678), Roman Catholic controversialist. From black + rubric.


Black Rubric

/blak ˈruːbrɪk/