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  • n. A book in which the sufferings of saints and martyrs are described

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A book in which are described the sufferings of saints and martyrs.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A book containing descriptions of the sufferings of the saints and martyrs, read in the ancient Christian Church on their respective festivals.

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