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prayer book

[ prair ]
/ prɛər /
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noun
a book containing formal prayers to be used in public or private religious devotions.
(usually initial capital letters) Book of Common Prayer.
Nautical. a small holystone.
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Origin of prayer book

First recorded in 1590–1600
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British Dictionary definitions for prayer book

prayer book
/ (prɛə) /

noun
ecclesiast a book containing the prayers used at church services or recommended for private devotions
Church of England (often capitals) another name for Book of Common Prayer
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