- a book or a list of lections for reading in a divine service.
Origin of lectionary
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The Lectionary mentioned on p. 120 was written and signed by a monastic scribe called Sifer Was.Illuminated Manuscripts in Classical and Mediaeval Times
J. Henry Middleton
The phenomenon is even of perpetual recurrence in the Lectionary of the East,—as will be found explained below.
In the lectionary of this Sunday occurred the Bible text, “Thou fool, this night thy soul shall be required of thee.”Trans-Himalaya, Vol. 2 (of 2)
I do not forget that some modifications in detail, as to the Lectionary, are quite recent.To My Younger Brethren
Handley C. G. Moule
- a book containing readings appointed to be read at divine services
C15: from Church Latin lectiōnārium, from lectio lection