from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A card sent usually to a bereaved person or family indicating that the sender has arranged for a Mass to be said on behalf of the deceased.
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- noun Christianity A
religiouscard that states that a CatholicMass has been said in honour of a dead person, or as a request for special favourssuch as improved health or success in a worldly endeavour.
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- noun (Roman Catholic Church) a card sent to a bereaved family that says the sender has arranged for a Mass to be said in memory of the deceased
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