Definition of "prayers" [prayers]

  • Plural form of prayer. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "prayers" in a sentence
  • ""_Obsecrations_ are the prayers which precede the Consecration," for in them we commemorate certain sacred things; "in the Consecration itself we have _prayers_," for then the mind is especially uplifted towards"
  • "“Ay, ” said Isabel, “with such gifts that Heaven itself shall share with you; not with golden treasures, or those glittering stones, whose price is either rich or poor as fancy values them, but with true prayers that shall be up to Heaven before sunrise, —prayers from preserved souls, from fasting maids whose minds are dedicated to nothing temporal."
  • "II. ii.157 (47,6) [For I am that way going to temptation, Where prayers cross] Which way Angelo is going to temptation, we begin to perceive; but how _prayers cross_ that way, or cross each other, at that way, more than any other, I do not understand."