any of various books commonly used by a church, as a service book or a parish register.
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How to use church book in a sentence
The number of names entered in the Church-book, as we consider by the hand of Doddridge, is 342.Memorials of the Independent Churches in Northamptonshire | Thomas Coleman
It is uncertain in what year the Church was formed, as the first entry in the oldest Church-book is without date.Memorials of the Independent Churches in Northamptonshire | Thomas Coleman
The Yarmouth church book records a resolution to fix the church at Norwich for the present.A Comprehensive History of Norwich | A. D. Bayne
And to while away the time he had borrowed a church book from the old lady, and was holding it wrong side upwards.Short Stories | Fiodor Dostoievski
Kalle has looked it up in the church-book, and from that I ought to be almost eighty; but that can scarcely be right.Pelle the Conqueror, Complete | Martin Anderson Nexo