What does the word paternoster mean?

Usage examples for paternoster

  1. Ever hear of the Paternoster ruby? – The Paternoster Ruby by Charles Edmonds Walk
  2. And when Luther's little book on the Paternoster appeared, and I had shortly before explained the same Paternoster in Matthew, I well knew, that many pious people suspected me of making that book and adding Luther's name to it. – The Life and Times of Ulric Zwingli by Johann Hottinger
  3. Before that, however, he had already written some similar works; for example, a short exposition on the ten commandments, the Creed, and the Paternoster; from which, on account of its remarkable quality, I will quote a little. – Pine Needles by Susan Bogert Warner