prayer-book

  • 1 PRAYER BOOK — Par abréviation, on appelle Prayer Book le livre liturgique propre à l’Église d’Angleterre et adopté, moyennant certaines adaptations, par d’autres Églises épiscopales. En réalité, ce livre s’intitule The Book of Common Prayer and Administration… …

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  • 2 Prayer book — Prayer Prayer (?; 277), n. [OE. preiere, OF. preiere, F. pri[ e]re, fr. L. precarius obtained by prayer, fr. precari to pray. See {Pray}, v. i.] 1. The act of praying, or of asking a favor; earnest request or entreaty; hence, a petition or… …

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  • 3 prayer book — prayer′ book [[t]prɛər[/t]] n. 1) a book containing formal prayers for religious devotions 2) rel (usu. caps.) Book of Common Prayer* • Etymology: 1590–1600 …

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  • 4 prayer book — n. 1. a book of formal religious prayers 2. [P B ] BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER …

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  • 5 Prayer Book — Prayer Book, the another name for the Book of Common Prayer …

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  • 6 prayer book — prayer books N COUNT A prayer book is a book which contains the prayers which are used in church or at home …

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  • 7 Prayer book — Prayer book, s. Common Prayer …

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  • 8 prayer book — n a book containing prayers that is used in some Christian church services …

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  • 9 prayer book — prayer ,book noun count a book that contains religious prayers …

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  • 10 prayer book — noun a book containing prayers • Syn: ↑prayerbook • Hypernyms: ↑book • Hyponyms: ↑breviary, ↑missal, ↑Psalter, ↑Book of Psalms * * * …

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  • 11 Prayer book — A prayer book is a book outlining the liturgy of religious services.In this sense, it may carry the following specific names in various religions: *Breviary, in Roman Catholicism *Agenda (liturgy), in Lutheranism *Common Worship, in Anglicanism… …

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  • 12 prayer book — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms prayer book : singular prayer book plural prayer books a book that contains religious prayers …

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  • 13 prayer book — book containing liturgical prayers, devotional book …

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  • 14 prayer book — n Book of Common Prayer, service book, Eastern Ch. euchologion or euchology, missal, mass book; formulary, ordinal, lectionary, pontifical; breviary, office book; litany, beadroll; Gospel book, evangelistary, evangeliary …

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  • 15 prayer-book — n ordinal, service book, Book of Common Prayer, Alternative Service Book, liturgy, missal, breviary, mahzor, euchologion, euchology, formulary, Triodion …

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  • 16 prayer book — /prair/ 1. a book containing formal prayers to be used in public or private religious devotions. 2. (usually caps.) See Book of Common Prayer. 3. Naut. a small holystone. [1590 1600] * * * …

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  • 17 prayer book — noun a) A book containing religious prayers b) (when capitalized) The Book of Common Prayer …

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  • 18 prayer book — /ˈprɛə bʊk/ (say prair book) noun a book of forms of prayer …

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  • 19 prayer book — Synonyms and related words: Sefer Torah, Torah, Torah scroll, Virginal, best seller, book, bound book, breviary, canon, church book, classic, coloring book, definitive work, euchologion, euchology, farse, folio, formulary, great work, hardback,… …

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  • 20 prayer book — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. liturgy, mass book, missal, service book, breviary, hymnal, holy text, guide; see also bible 2 …

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