mass card


: a card notifying the recipient (such as a bereaved family) that a mass is to be offered for the repose of the soul of a specified deceased person

Examples of mass card in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web At Charlie's place, the team finds a framed photo of two boys in baseball uniforms and a mass card for Marine Sgt. Sara Netzley,, 22 Nov. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1930, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of mass card was in 1930

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“Mass card.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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