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 for Prayer book
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Prayer \Prayer\ (?; 277), n. [OE. preiere, OF. preiere, F.
     pri[`e]re, fr. L. precarius obtained by prayer, fr. precari
     to pray. See Pray, v. i.]
     1. The act of praying, or of asking a favor; earnest request
        or entreaty; hence, a petition or memorial addressed to a
        court or a legislative body. "Their meek preyere."
        --Chaucer
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     2. The act of addressing supplication to a divinity,
        especially to the true God; the offering of adoration,
        confession, supplication, and thanksgiving to the Supreme
        Being; as, public prayer; secret prayer.
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              As he is famed for mildness, peace, and prayer.
                                                    --Shak.
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     3. The form of words used in praying; a formula of
        supplication; an expressed petition; especially, a
        supplication addressed to God; as, a written or
        extemporaneous prayer; to repeat one's prayers.
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              He made those excellent prayers which were published
              immediately after his death.          --Bp. Fell.
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     Prayer book, a book containing devotional prayers.
  
     Prayer meeting, a meeting or gathering for prayer to God.
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     Syn: Petition; orison; supplication; entreaty; suit.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  prayer book
      n 1: a book containing prayers [syn: prayer book,
           prayerbook]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  62 Moby Thesaurus words for "prayer book":
     Sefer Torah, Torah, Torah scroll, Virginal, best seller, book,
     bound book, breviary, canon, church book, classic, coloring book,
     definitive work, euchologion, euchology, farse, folio, formulary,
     great work, hardback, juvenile, juvenile book, lectionary,
     limp-cover book, litany, machzor, magnum opus, manual, missal,
     nonbook, notebook, novel, opus, opuscule, opusculum, ordinal,
     paperback, picture book, playbook, pocket book, pontifical,
     production, psalmbook, psalter, publication, ritual, rituale,
     rubric, serial, service book, siddur, sketchbook, soft-cover,
     songbook, standard work, storybook, title, tome, trade book,
     volume, work, writing
  
  

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