prayer book

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.

1590–1600 Unabridged
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World English Dictionary
prayer book (prɛə)
1.  ecclesiast a book containing the prayers used at church services or recommended for private devotions
2.  (often capitals) Church of England another name for Book of Common Prayer

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Example sentences
The chaplain gets out a prayer book and begins the marriage ceremony.
Instead of a bouquet, the bride carried an ivory-bound prayer book, and her only ornament was a single strand of pearls.
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