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beadhouse


beadhouse


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Beadhouse  \Bead"house`\,  Bedehouse  \Bede"house`\,  n.  [OE.  bede 
  prayer  +  E.  house.  See  {Bead},  n.] 
  An  almshouse  for  poor  people  who  pray  daily  for  their 
  benefactors.