Aid prayer

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(Law) a proceeding by which a defendant beseeches and claims assistance from some one who has a further or more permanent interest in the matter in suit.

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Throughout the 19th century publishing houses produced all manner of devotional materials to aid prayer in the home; in Italy the 1860s saw a renewal of congregational singing of Gregorian chant; a Latin-French missal was published in 1882; and studies like Gueranger's 15 volume (unfinished) "L'Annee liturgique" sought to draw the faithful closer to the prayers of the Church.
But we saw only the underwear on the body and the Rosary (beads used to aid prayer and meditation) that he used to wear.
To cap it all, he is publishing his first book, The Bible as Prayer, a collection of Bible verses intended to aid prayer and meditation.