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:
1520–30

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common prayer
 
n
the liturgy of public services of the Church of England, esp Morning and Evening Prayer

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When at last he bowed, all rose from their benches and left the chapter room for common prayer.
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