Definition of Beadman
1. beadsman [n BEADMEN] - See also: beadsman
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Literary usage of Beadman
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances by Charles Wareing Endell Bardsley (1901)
"It is possible that in some instances beadman is a corrupted form. ... Bedman, beadman; v. beadman for a really satisfactory solution of that surname. ..."
2. The History of the Reformation of the Church of England by Gilbert Burnet (1865)
"... and likewise I shall continue daily beadman to your mastership, whom Almighty Jhesu preserve in long life and good health to his pleasure and yours. ..."
3. The History of the Twelve Great Livery Companies of London: Principally by William Herbert (1834)
"... School of Sir William Laxton, knight," and the schoolmaster, usher, and beadman, called " The Schoolmaster, Usher, and beadman of Sir William Laxton. ..."