portuary

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portuary (plural portuaries)

  1. (obsolete) A portable breviary; a porteous
    • 1823 John Nichols - The Progresses and Public Processions of Queen Elizabeth
      The Queen's private devotions . . . which she performed after the custom of her Religion out of her own portuary, with her beads and crucifix, sometimes in the Latin, and sometimes in the English tongue.