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rosary

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Christianity
rosaryro‧sa‧ry /ˈrəʊzəri $ ˈroʊ-/ noun (plural rosaries) [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 RRCa string of beads used by Roman Catholics for counting prayers2 the rosary/the Rosary
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rosaryShe had names for them all, and would count them off sometimes like a rosary.I saw Jack on deck alone after that, toying with a rosary, the first time I knew he carried one.When he left, she stared at the empty space on the wall where his rosary beads had been.Cer-tain rosaries are listed without mysteries.Thérèse's ecstasy lasted through three decades of the rosary.Fong told his children the few Latin phrases he could remember and the way to say the rosary.After a moment or two of uncertain waiting, some one started the rosary.The rosary last thing at night.
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