Beadroll Bead"roll`, n. (R. C. Ch.) A catalogue of persons, for the rest of whose souls a certain number of prayers are to be said or counted off on the beads of a chaplet; hence, a catalogue in general. [1913 Webster]

On Fame's eternal beadroll worthy to be filed. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

It is quite startling, on going over the beadroll of English worthies, to find how few are directly represented in the male line. --Quart. Rev. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • beadroll — [bēd′rōl΄] n. Archaic a long list, series, or catalog * * * …   Universalium

  • beadroll — [bēd′rōl΄] n. Archaic a long list, series, or catalog …   English World dictionary

  • beadroll — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: bead (I) + roll 1. archaic : a list of persons for whom prayers were to be said 2. : an often long list or series of names : catalog the beadroll of substantive and no …   Useful english dictionary

  • beadroll — noun Etymology: from the reading in church of a list of names of persons for whom prayers are to be said Date: 1529 1. a list of names ; catalog 2. rosary …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • beadroll — n. list, catalogue; list of people for whom prayers are to be said over their souls or who are counted off by the beads of a chaplet …   English contemporary dictionary

  • beadroll — /ˈbidroʊl/ (say beedrohl) noun 1. a list of persons to be prayed for, formerly used in the Roman Catholic Church. 2. any list or catalogue. {bead (in obsolete sense prayer ) + roll (def. 38) …   Australian English dictionary

  • Wuhan — For the brand of cymbal, see Wuhan cymbals. Wuhan 武汉   Sub provincial city   武汉市 …   Wikipedia

  • Worship — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Worship >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 worship worship adoration devotion aspiration homage service humiliation Sgm: N 1 kneeling kneeling genuflection prostration GRP: N 2 …   English dictionary for students

  • bede|roll — «BEED ROHL», noun. = beadroll. (Cf. ↑beadroll) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ohrana — See also: Okhrana Ohrana (Bulgarian: Охрана with meaning: Protection ); (Greek: Οχράνα) were armed collaborationist detachments organized by the former Internal Macedonian Revolutionary Organization (IMRO) structures, composed of Bulgarian[1]… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”