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service book

noun
1.
a book containing the forms of worship used in divine services.
Origin of service book
1570-1580
First recorded in 1570-80
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  • I venture to say that no service book in the world is quite like ours in this.

    To My Younger Brethren

    Handley C. G. Moule
  • The "service book" which German employs are required to keep.

  • They had been hoping all the while for a pension, but in their service book was written "on sick-leave."

    Yiddish Tales Various
  • In one tepee a young mother is reading a service book of the Roman Church to her little girl of five.

    The New North Agnes Deans Cameron
  • Therefore spare me a little, for the service book would take a great time.

    Letters of Samuel Rutherford Samuel Rutherford
  • They next invited English exiles abroad to join them at Frankfort, saying nothing about their mutilations of the service book.

  • He held a service book in his hand, and stood ready to marry Joan of Hohenstein to another.

    Joan of the Sword Hand S(amuel) R(utherford) Crockett
  • There will be a new marriage, at which doubtless you shall hold the service book and he the lady's hand.

    Joan of the Sword Hand S(amuel) R(utherford) Crockett
  • In 1812 he published a book of hymns, and in 1837 a service book to which he contributed eighty-nine hymns.

    The Story of the Hymns and Tunes

    Theron Brown and Hezekiah Butterworth
  • John Ware drew a service book from his pocket, and his fingers trembled as he began.

    A Hoosier Chronicle Meredith Nicholson

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