noun plural -men
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Example sentences from the Web for bedesman
"Edie Ochiltree, nae maister—your puir bedesman and the king's," answered the Blue-Gown.
"Really, sir, I dinna feel myself called on to remember," replied the cautious bedesman.
The ancient bedesman was hurt, and possibly, had he been a younger man, he would have hurt this scoffer in return.The Dover Road|Charles G. Harper
In consequence of its use in this general sense of pensioner, “bedesman” was long used in English as equivalent to “servant.”
Bedesman, one who says prayers for another, humble servant; III.Arden of Feversham|Anonymous