Beadleship
Beadleship Bea"dle*ship, n. The state of being, or the personality of, a beadle. --A. Wood. [1913 Webster]

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  • beadle — n. 1 Brit. a ceremonial officer of a church, college, etc. 2 Sc. a church officer attending on the minister. 3 Brit. hist. a minor parish officer dealing with petty offenders etc. Derivatives: beadleship n. Etymology: ME f. OF bedel ult. f. Gmc …   Useful english dictionary

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