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 for Prayer meeting
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."
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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.
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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 meeting
      n 1: a service at which people sing hymns and pray together
           [syn: prayer meeting, prayer service]

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