Definitions starting with P

ID #3334

prays, praise

 [W Car.; cf. Gul, praise-meeting prayer meeting (Gonzales 1922:319); cf. OED pray prayer obs. → 1654] n. prayer(s): 1817 I do earnestly offer Up my prays frail Creature as I am (Dowson 82). (Black)

Tags: noun, religion

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Last update: 2010-11-21 18:55
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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