[ beedz-woo m-uh n ]
/ ˈbidzˌwʊm ən /
noun, plural beads·wom·en. Archaic.
a woman who prays for another person as a duty, especially when paid.
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I think the prayer never sounded as sweetly before; nor was there ever cavalier with such a beadswoman.The Fair God|Lew Wallace