service book


Definition of service book

: a book setting forth forms of worship used in religious services

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Rabbis read from the Haggadah, the service book that tells the Passover story of the liberation of Israelites from slavery in ancient Egypt. Lisa Dejong,, "Interfaith Seder 2018 at Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple (photos)," 16 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of service book

1580, in the meaning defined above

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