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family bible

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Definition of family bible in English:

noun

A bible designed to be used at family prayers, typically one with space on its flyleaves for recording important family events.
Example sentences
  • Important occasions like births, baptisms, confirmations, marriages and deaths were carefully recorded in their big black family bibles.
  • After Tom's death, his name is written inside the cover of the family bible where dates of birth, marriage, and death are all recorded.
  • He also looks at the genealogy in the family bible that shows his parents crossed out.

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