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church book



any of various books commonly used by a church, as a service book or a parish register.


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Nearby words

chuquisaca, chur, churban, church, church army, church book, church calendar, church commissioners, church council, church expectant, church father

Origin of church book

before 1050; Middle English, Old English Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for church book

  • 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|Annie Besant
  • It is uncertain in what year the Church was formed, as the first entry in the oldest Church-book is without date.

  • 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
  • The number of names entered in the Church-book, as we consider by the hand of Doddridge, is 342.