Book of Common Prayer

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Book of Common Prayer

n.
The book of services and prayers used in the Anglican Church.

Book of Common Prayer

n
(Anglicanism) the official book of church services of the Church of England, until 1980, when the Alternative Service Book was sanctioned

Book′ of Com′mon Prayer′


n.
the service book of the Anglican communion.
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Noun1.Book of Common Prayer - the Anglican service book of the Church of England; has had several revisions since the Reformation and is widely admired for the dignity and beauty of its language
Psalter, Book of Psalms - a collection of Psalms for liturgical use
Litany - a prayer consisting of a series of invocations by the priest with responses from the congregation
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