Bedeswoman
Beadswoman Beads"wom`an, Bedeswoman Bedes"wom`an, n.; pl. {-women}. Fem. of {Beadsman}. [1913 Webster]

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  • bedesman — /ˈbidzmən/ (say beedzmuhn) noun (plural bedesmen) → beadsman. –bedeswoman /ˈbidzwʊmən/ (say beedzwoomuhn), noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • beads|wom|an — «BEEDZ WUM uhn», noun, plural wom|en. 1. a woman who prays for a benefactor. 2. an almswoman. Also, bedeswoman …   Useful english dictionary

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