Paternoster

Definition of Paternoster

Pa´ter`nos`ter
n.1.The Lord's prayer, so called from the first two words of the Latin version.
2.(Arch.) A beadlike ornament in moldings.
3.(Angling) A line with a row of hooks and bead-shaped sinkers.
4.(Mining) An elevator of an inclined endless traveling chain or belt bearing buckets or shelves which ascend on one side loaded, and empty themselves at the top.
Paternoster pump
a chain pump; a noria.
Paternoster while
the space of time required for repeating a paternoster.
- Udall.

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Agnus Dei, Alleluia, Anamnesis, Angelus, Ave, Ave Maria, Blessing, Canon, Collect, Communion, Consecration, Credo, Dismissal, Epistle, Fraction, Gloria, Gospel, Gradual, Hail Mary, Introit, Kyrie, Kyrie Eleison, Last Gospel, Lavabo, Offertory, Pax, Post-Communion, Preface, Sanctus, Secreta, Tersanctus, Tract, aid prayer, appeal, beadroll, beads, beseechment, bidding prayer, breviary, chaplet, collect, communion, contemplation, devotions, entreaty, grace, impetration, imploration, intercession, invocation, litany, meditation, obsecration, obtestation, orison, petition, prayer, prayer wheel, rogation, rosary, silent prayer, suit, supplication, thanks, thanksgiving
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