Bedelry
Bedelry Be"del*ry, n. Beadleship. [Obs.] --Blount. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • bedel — n. (also bedell) Brit. a university official with chiefly processional duties. Etymology: = BEADLE * * * bedel, bedell archaic forms of beadle, officially retained in the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge. So bedelry, etc …   Useful english dictionary

  • bedell — noun see bedel * * * bedel, bedell archaic forms of beadle, officially retained in the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge. So bedelry, etc …   Useful english dictionary

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