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date: 04 June 2020

Primer or Prymer (Lat. Primarium). 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
Author(s):
F. L. CrossF. L. Cross, E. A. LivingstoneE. A. Livingstone

A devotional book popular among the educated laity from at least the early 14th cent. The etymology of the word is not entirely clear. It was often used as a synonym for ‘Book of Hours’ (... ...

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