Definition of Bedrals
1. bedral [n] - See also: bedral
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Literary usage of Bedrals
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1820)
"... has come under the uncanny crook o' this little finger, decked out fou dainty in her lily-white linens, to be wedded with the bedrals spade to the clod ..."
2. Ancient and Modern Scottish Songs, Heroic Ballads, Etc by David Herd, Sidney Gilpin, George Paton (1870)
"... Sae while 'tis time, I'll fhun the crime, That gars poor EPPS gae whinging, With haunches fow, and een fae blew, To alr the bedrals bingeing. ..."
3. The Tea-table Miscellany: A Collection of Choice Songs, Scots and English by Allan Ramsey (1876)
"... the crime That gars poor Epps gae whinging, With haunches fow, and een fae blew, To a' the bedrals binging. ..."
4. The History of the Reformation of Religion in Scotland by John Knox, William M'Gavin (1841)
"The blind, crooked, bedrals, widows, orphans, and all other poor, so visited by the hand of God as may not [cannot] work, To the flocks of all friars within ..."
5. Sketches of Scottish Church History from the Reformation to the Revolution by Thomas Mac Crie, Thomas McCrie (1849)
"a kind of proclamation was issued, and affixed to the gates of the monasteries and other religious houses, in the name of "the blind, the lame, bedrals, ..."