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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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missalmis‧sal /ˈmɪsəl/ noun [countable]  RRCa book containing all the prayers said during each Mass for a whole year in the Roman Catholic Church
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missalHe thought of little Rosamund and went to the high altar where the great missal lay.She stared at her lap where her hands, gloved in tight white net, gripped her missal.A Bible, an old mass missal, a Bums, and a tattered paperback, a Mills & Boon.This time the subject was the rubrics of the Roman missal and the form of the Holy Saturday vigil.Athelstan closed the missal, all thoughts of Pike the ditcher and his family cleared from his head.A small breeze licked at the pages of the missal.
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