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Pater Noster

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.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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