Definition of Beadroll

1. n. A catalogue of persons, for the rest of whose souls a certain number of prayers are to be said or counted off on the beads of a chaplet; hence, a catalogue in general.



Definition of Beadroll

1. Noun. A catalogue of persons whose souls are to be be prayed for while counting off the beads of a chaplet; hence, a catalogue in general. ¹

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Definition of Beadroll

1. a list of names [n -S]

Medical Definition of Beadroll

1. A catalogue of persons, for the rest of whose souls a certain number of prayers are to be said or counted off on the beads of a chaplet; hence, a catalogue in general. "On Fame's eternal beadroll worthy to be field." (Spenser) "It is quite startling, on going over the beadroll of English worthies, to find how few are directly represented in the male line." (Quart. Rev) Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Beadroll

beading
beading of the ribs
beading plane
beadings
beadledom
beadledoms
beadleries
beadlery
beadles
beadleship
beadless
beadlike
beadman
beadmen
beadroll (current term)
beadrolls
beads
beadsman
beadsmen
beadsnake
beadsnakes
beadswoman
beadwork
beadworks
beady
beady-eyed
beag
beagle
beagled

Literary usage of Beadroll

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1. A History of Our Own Times: From 1880 to the Diamond Jubilee by Justin McCarthy (1897)
"... CHAPTER V "ox FAME'S ETERNAL beadroll" THE close of the year 1880 rang down the curtain on the life of one of the greatest English novelists. ..."

2. A History of Grantchester in the County of Cambridge by Samuel Page Widnall (1875)
"Not only were blessings evoked on persons named in the beadroll, but curses also, thus, the King's enemies were cursed by name in the ..."

3. The Annual Register edited by Edmund Burke (1874)
"Suleiman, 40 to 1 each agst. Doncaster and Andred, and 66 to I agst. Meter. The horses got off at the first attempt to a capital start, beadroll 112 ..."

4. Parish Priests and Their People in the Middle Ages in England by Edward Lewes Cutts (1898)
"beadroll: If any will have his friends prayed for in the beadroll, the curate hath by year 4</., or 8d,, or more. At Easter: Of men's wives, children, ..."

5. Testamenta Vetusta: Being Illustrations from Wills, of Manners, Customs, &c by Nicholas Harris Nicolas (1826)
"... rom'eis' box immediately after my decease xs. to the intent that my name may be put in the beadroll, and prayed for every Sunday in the pulpit by name, ..."

6. The International Encyclopedia of Prose and Poetical Quotations from the ...by William Shepard Walsh by William Shepard Walsh (1908)
"..637 his dead f 184 high heaven my f 256 honest fJ 259 his high f 496 hunt for f 257 f. eternall beadroll 114, f. eternall ..."

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