primer

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Ordinary English prayer-book of the laity from the 13th to the 16th century, containing the Little Office of Our Lady, Vespers, certain psalms, etc. It was often prefaced by the alphabet and used to teach children to read.

MLA Citation

  • “primer”. New Catholic Dictionary. Saints.SQPN.com. 26 August 2013. Web. 26 December 2014. <>