Definition of Beadmen
1. beadman [n] - See also: beadman
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Beadmen
Literary usage of Beadmen
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Church of Our Fathers as Seen in St. Osmund's Rite for the Cathedral of by Daniel Rock (1852)
"Young children were sometimes chosen to do the office of beadmen at funerals, over the grave. Robert Fabyan leaves the following directions in his last ..."
2. The Reports of Sir Edward Coke, Knt.: In Thirteen Parts by John Henry Thomas, John Farquhar Fraser, Robert Philip Tyrwhitt, Edward Coke (1826)
"... the master of the same, and certain beadmen and bead- convenient women, and that the same cannot be established to continue decease, con- IT , , . ..."
3. Testamenta Eboracensia Or Wills Registered at York: Illustrative of the by York (England), James Raine, John William Clay (1902)
"... and ether of the beadmen shall have xiij s. iiij d. and a gowne of v ... then the prest and beadmen to serve wher they may gett frendes for the tyme ..."
4. Caledonia: Or, A Historical and Topographical Account of North Britain, from by George Chalmers (1889)
"The beadmen were required to rise about eight of the clock, and say fifteen ... On Sundays and festivals it was required of the beadmen, as often as they ..."
5. Annals of Aberdeen: From the Reign of King William the Lion, to the End of by William Kennedy (1818)
"Six decayed burgesses of guild were admitted, as beadmen, and L.I00 allowed annually to each of them, for the charge of their maintenance, besides clothing. ..."