altar card


Definition of altar card

: one of three printed cards containing certain eucharistic prayers placed on the altar during Roman Catholic mass as an aid to the celebrant's memory

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First Known Use of altar card

1768, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of altar card was in 1768

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“Altar card.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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