Book of Common PrayerBook of Common Prayer
the official book of services and prayers for the Anglican Communion
Origin of Book of Common Prayerfrom common prayer, public (as opposed to private) worship, in which people participate together
Book of Common Prayer
The book of services and prayers used in the Anglican Church.
- The book containing the liturgy of the Church of England; compiled by Thomas Cranmer in 1549 following the Act of Uniformity.