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common prayer

noun
1.
prayer for reciting by a group of worshipers, especially the liturgy for public worship prescribed by the Church of England.
2.
(initial capital letters) Book of Common Prayer.
Origin
1520-1530
1520-30
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  • When at last he bowed, all rose from their benches and left the chapter room for common prayer.
British Dictionary definitions for common prayer

common prayer

noun
1.
the liturgy of public services of the Church of England, esp Morning and Evening Prayer
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