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book of hours

noun
1.
a book containing the prescribed order of prayers, readings from Scripture, and rites for the canonical hours.
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book of hours

noun
1.
(often capitals) a book used esp in monasteries during the Middle Ages that contained the prayers and offices of the canonical hours
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