Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: beadle
IPA transcription: [b'id…ôl]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: beadle
    Meaning: a minor parish official who serves a ceremonial function
Usage examples
  • It is very likely that if Miss Smith had come with a licence to marry Jones, the parson in question, not seeing old Smith present, would have sent off the beadle in a cab to let the old gentleman know what was going on; and would have delayed the service until the arrival of Smith senior.