service book
noun Date: 1580 a book setting forth forms of worship used in religious services

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Service book — Service Serv ice, n. [OE. servise, OF. servise, service, F. service, from L. servitium. See {Serve}.] 1. The act of serving; the occupation of a servant; the performance of labor for the benefit of another, or at another s command; attendance of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • service book — /ˈsɜvəs bʊk/ (say servuhs book) noun 1. a book containing the order of a religious service. 2. Military a book held by a member of the armed forces in which are entered records of individual periods and places of service, etc …   Australian English dictionary

  • service book — noun a book setting forth the forms of church service • Hypernyms: ↑sacred text, ↑sacred writing, ↑religious writing, ↑religious text • Instance Hyponyms: ↑Book of Common Prayer …   Useful english dictionary

  • service-book — n. Missal, prayer book, mass book …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • service book — serv′ice book n. rel a book containing the forms of worship used in divine services • Etymology: 1575–80 …   From formal English to slang

  • service book — a book containing the forms of worship used in divine services. [1570 80] * * * …   Universalium

  • service book — prayer book, siddur …   English contemporary dictionary

  • service book — noun a book of authorized forms of worship used in a church …   English new terms dictionary

  • Service Book and Hymnal — The Service Book and Hymnal, or SBH was used by most of the Lutheran church bodies in the United States that today comprise the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) prior to the publishing of the Lutheran Book of Worship (LBW) of 1978.… …   Wikipedia

  • Alternative Service Book — The Alternative Service Book 1980 (ASB) was the first complete prayer book produced by the Church of England since 1662. Its name derives from the fact that it was proposed not as a replacement for the Book of Common Prayer but merely as an… …   Wikipedia

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