beadroll

/ (ˈbiːdˌrəʊl) /

noun

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

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Example sentences 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