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beadroll

noun
  1. archaic a list of persons for whom prayers are to be offered
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

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Historical Examples

  • To Jock himself it gave a keen momentary pang to see his own name only third in that beadroll of honour; but so it was.

    Sir Tom

    Mrs. Oliphant

  • In our beadroll of the world's greatest writers I shall mention only one more, Goethe.

    The Booklover and His Books

    Harry Lyman Koopman


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