Book of Common PrayerBook of Common Prayer
the official book of services and prayers for the Anglican Communion
Origin of Book of Common Prayer; from 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.