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beadroll

noun bead·roll \ˈbēd-ˌrōl\

Definition of BEADROLL

1
:  a list of names :  catalog
2
:  rosary

Origin of BEADROLL

from the reading in church of a list of names of persons for whom prayers are to be said
First Known Use: 1529

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