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prayer book

 (prâr)
n.
1. A book containing religious prayers.
2. Prayer Book The Book of Common Prayer.
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prayer book

(prɛə)
n
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) ecclesiast a book containing the prayers used at church services or recommended for private devotions
2. (Anglicanism) Church of England (often capitals) another name for Book of Common Prayer
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prayer′ book`

(prɛər)
n.
1. a book containing formal prayers for religious devotions.
2. (usu. caps.) Book of Common Prayer.
[1590–1600]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.prayer book - a book containing prayersprayer book - a book containing prayers    
book - a written work or composition that has been published (printed on pages bound together); "I am reading a good book on economics"
breviary - (Roman Catholic Church) a book of prayers to be recited daily certain priests and members of religious orders
missal - (Roman Catholic Church) a book containing all the prayers and responses needed to celebrate Mass throughout the year
Psalter, Book of Psalms - a collection of Psalms for liturgical use
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Translations

prayer book

nlibro di preghiere
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References in classic literature ?
And although Coverdale was not so great a scholar as Tyndale, his language was fine and stately, with a musical ring about the words, and to this day we still keep his version of the Psalms in the Prayer Book.
She did not venture to ask any questions, and shut the door again, now sitting down in her easy chair, now taking her prayer book, now kneeling before the icon stand.
Four-year-old Scarlet Snow Belo will donate proceeds from sales of "My First Prayer Book" -- a read-aloud book for all ages -- to Right Start PH.
A SERVICE of Holy Communion using the traditional Book of Common Prayer will be held on Sunday, March 24, at 3pm, organised by the North Wales Branch of the Prayer Book Society.
Morgan offered to underwrite the expense of printing a standard edition of the new Prayer Book and expressed the hope that it might be a monument in the history of printing.
A PRAYER book that saved a young Tommy's life and was lost in battlefield mud has been donated to charity.
A JEWEL-ENCRUSTED prayer book which once belonged to a French king is at risk of being exported from the UK unless a buyer can match the PS8 million price tag.
Earlier this year, the Rabbinical Assembly of the Conservative movement put out a new prayer book, or siddur.
"The Catholic Children's Prayer Book" is a faithful illustrated listing of the following traditional prayers in simple language (English) for Catholic children: Mass prayers, everyday prayers and practices, and rosary prayers, including the mysteries of the rosary.
Flowing from Thomas Cranmer's talented pen during the upheavals of the English Reformation, the prayer book promised to give English Christianity both order and vitality.
The revision of the prayer book was delayed by the First World War, but the first Canadian edition of the prayer book came into use in 1922.
The year 2012 marks the 350th anniversary of the 1662 version of the Book of Common Prayer, the prayer book which comprises the daily offices, the Communion service, and the Ordinal of the Church of England.