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prayer beads

[prair] /prɛər/
noun
1.
a rosary.
Origin
1620-1630
1620-30
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Examples from the web for prayer beads
  • Lots of people spin the prayer wheels with prayer beads in their hands.
  • Here's a video of us hanging up prayer flags, while holding on to our prayer beads.
  • The sound of clicking prayer beads made a worried tick in the landowners' hands.
  • We had inventoried our desires, caressing and counting them as if they were prayer beads.
British Dictionary definitions for prayer beads

prayer beads

/prɛə/
plural noun
1.
(RC Church) the beads of the rosary
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