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Bible Encyclopedias

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Rosary

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A string of beads used by Hindus, Buddhists, Mohammedans, and Roman Catholics as an aid to the memory during devotional exercises; the rosary of the Roman Catholics consists of beads of two sizes, the larger ones mark the number of Paternosters and the smaller the number of Ave Marias repeated; of the former there are usually five, of the latter fifty.


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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Rosary'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/nut/r/rosary.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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