Definition of prayer book in English:

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prayer book



A book containing the forms of prayer regularly used in Christian worship, especially a Book of Common Prayer.
Example sentences
  • That means people who have used the manuals from June 2000 until January 2001 are without a prayer book for Lent, Easter and springtime.
  • Following some history and a broad look at what an Anglican prayer book likely contains, the author considers particular rites in more detail.
  • When Charles determined to force the Anglican prayer book on the fiercely Calvinist Scots, it sparked open rebellion.
Church of England  Book of Common Prayer;
Roman Catholic Church  missal, breviary;
Judaism  Machzor, Siddur
historical ordinal, primer
rare formulary, euchologion, euchology
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