- any of various books commonly used by a church, as a service book or a parish register.
Origin of church book
before 1050; Middle English, Old English
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Examples from the Web for church book
The number of names entered in the Church-book, as we consider by the hand of Doddridge, is 342.
It is uncertain in what year the Church was formed, as the first entry in the oldest Church-book is without date.
These special prayers are, perhaps, on the whole, the most childish of all the childish prayers in the Church-book before us.My Path to Atheism
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
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