What does the word rosary mean?

Usage examples for rosary

  1. Joseph Winthrop, a simple man, direct and unafraid, guessed that he would die very much as another man would die, with his rosary in his hand. – The Shepherd of the North by Richard Aumerle Maher
  2. This rosary was said on their knees, half by the prior, half by all the monks. – En Route by J.-K. (Joris-Karl) Huysmans
  3. What made you think-" " The old woman was in the room above," I said, " waiting for her sons; and she begged me to look down here for a rosary she dropped. – The Motor Maid by Alice Muriel Williamson and Charles Norris Williamson