Grail
Grail Grail, n. [OF. greel, LL. gradale. See {Gradual}, n.] A book of offices in the Roman Catholic Church; a gradual. [Obs.] --T. Warton. [1913 Webster]

Such as antiphonals, missals, grails, processionals, etc. --Strype. [1913 Webster]


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