Definition of prayer book in English:

prayer book

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noun

  • A book containing the forms of prayer regularly used in Christian worship, especially a Book of Common Prayer.
    More 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.
    Synonyms
    service book; 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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