/ (ˈbiːdəl) /
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archaic spellings of beadle (def. 4)
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How to use bedel in a sentence
Similarly, Emperor Jean-Bedel Bokassa of the Central African Republic was imprisoned for only seven years.How Dictators Die|Andrew Roberts|October 21, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Fortunately Bedel did not ask him for his credentials, but with the utmost politeness he gave his consideration to the affair.
On the tenth day, therefore, Wenamon retraced his steps to the palace, and addressed himself once more to Bedel.
He defied the bedel who was sent to arrest him when he refused to go.Oxford and its Story|Cecil Headlam
For bedel or bedell is an obsolete form of beadle retained in the ancient corporations of Oxford and Cambridge.
Thus a guild order in 1389 runs: the alderman ssal sende forthe the bedel to alle the bretheren and the systeren.