meaning of beadsman

beadsman meaning in General Dictionary

an undesirable guy supported in a beadhouse and expected to pray the heart of its creator an almsman

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  • someone who is paid to pray when it comes to soul of another
  • Alt. of Bedesman

beadsman meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"one whom prays for the next's advantage," early 13c.; see bead (letter.) + man (n.).


beadsman meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) Alt. of Bedesman


Sentence Examples with the word beadsman

BEDESMAN, or Beadsman (Med.

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