Definition of Missal

1. Noun. (Roman Catholic Church) a book containing all the prayers and responses needed to celebrate Mass throughout the year.




Definition of Missal

1. n. The book containing the service of the Mass for the entire year; a Mass book.

2. a. Of or pertaining to the Mass, or to a missal or Mass book.

Definition of Missal

1. Noun. A prayer book ¹

2. Noun. A book containing the prayers and responses needed when celebrating the Roman Catholic Mass throughout the year ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Missal

1. a prayer book [n -S]

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Literary usage of Missal

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1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1889)
"He had purchased at the Duchess of Portland's sale in 1786 the famous Bedford missal, now in the British Museum, described by Richard Gough in ' An Account ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"The Order of the daily Mass, founded on that in the Stowe missal, is:— 1. ... An Easter collect in the Bobbio missal, given also by Gerbert as Ambrosian. ..."

3. Illustrations of the Literary History of the Eighteenth Century.: Consisting by John Nichols (1828)
"After having prevailed with several persons to interest themselves in seeking us some information of the means by which the Bedford missal came into Lord ..."

4. Journal of Theological Studies by Oxford Journals (Oxford University Press) (1906)
"THE JOURNAL OF THEOLOGICAL STUDIES THE LITANY OF SAINTS IN THE STOWE missal, IDEAS in regard to the first attestations and early history of what is ..."

5. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"A book like the modern missal,containing all tho forms of the mass, ... It is the only Latin missal allowed to be used in the Roman Catholic Church, ..."

6. Ballads of Books by Brander Matthews (1886)
"TO A missal OF THE THIRTEENTH CENTURY. ... missal of the Gothic age, missal with the blazoned page, Whence, O missal, ..."

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