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Patʹer Nosʹter

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The Lord’s Prayer; so called from the first two words in the Latin version. Every tenth bead of a rosary is so called, because at that bead the Lord’s Prayer is repeated. Formerly applied to the Rosary beads.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Pasteboard
Paston Letters
Pastorale of Pope Gregory
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Patch (To)
Patelin
Patelinage
Patent Rolls
Pater Noster
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Paternoster Row (London)
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