What does bedesman mean?

bedesman meaning in General Dictionary

identical to Beadsman

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  • an individual who is paid to pray when it comes to soul of some other
  • A poor man, supported in a beadhouse, and required to pray the soul of their creator; an almsman.
  • identical to Beadsman.

bedesman meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) An unhealthy guy, supported in a beadhouse, and expected to pray for heart of its founder; an almsman.

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  • (letter.) identical to Beadsman.

Sentence Examples with the word bedesman

On the king's birthday each bedesman received a new blue gown, a loaf, a bottle of ale, and a leathern purse containing a penny for every year of the king's life.

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