noun plural -men
Examples from the Web for bedesman
Life's sweet to us a', an' it's unco hard to leave our master's bedesman just to be sacrificed.
The bedesman also fell; but he our friend, the Hector of the hills, wrought his o'erthrow, and circum-mured him.The Three Perils of Man, Vol. 2 (of 3)|James Hogg
Bedesman, one who says prayers for another, humble servant; III.Arden of Feversham|Anonymous
I never knew of a bedesman who behaved so gallantly, nor have I seen a knight behave better.
A medieval underling writing to his superior often signs himself "your servant and bedesman."The Romance of Names|Ernest Weekley