beadroll

noun

archaic a list of persons for whom prayers are to be offered

Nearby words

  1. beading,
  2. beading of ribs,
  3. beadle,
  4. beadle, george wells,
  5. beadledom,
  6. beadsman,
  7. beadswoman,
  8. beadwork,
  9. beady,
  10. beady eye

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Examples from the Web for beadroll

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

    The Booklover and His Books|Harry Lyman Koopman
  • 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