Crossword clues for bedel
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Bedel \Be"del\, Bedell \Be"dell\, n. Same as Beadle.
n. (context historical English) An administrative official at university in several European countries, often with a policiary function at the time when universities had their own jurisdiction over students.
The bedel (from medieval Latin pedellus or bidellus, occasionally bidellus generalis, from Old High German bital, pital, "the one who invites, calls"; cognate with beadle) was, and is to some extent still, an administrative official at universities in several European countries, and often had a policiary function at the time when universities had their own jurisdiction over students.
A bedel was, and is to some extent still, an administrative official at universities in several European countries.
Bedel may also refer to:
- Bedel (surname)
- Bedel (occupation), a title given to a Saxon officer who summoned householders to council
- Bedel Pass, a mountain pass in the Tian-Shan mountain range
Bedel is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:
- Ernest Marie Louis Bedel (1849–1922), French entomologist
- Maurice Bedel (1883–1954), French novelist and essayist
- Timothy Bedel (1737–1787), American politician
Usage examples of "bedel".
Evidently, a bedel, or possibly one of the Keepers of the Faith, had already completed the praise.
But this solitary otherworldling was attired all in black, as a bedel might dress on Holy days devoted to praise.
Obviously, some great power, un-known on all Caledonia, was involved, and these from Beyond controlled powers unbeknown to the holiest bedel or Keeper of the Faith.
Bertram, Bedel of the Fowlers, has announced that if this so-called guru can cure his blindness, he will take the soma.
Keepers of the Faith and the clann bedel and will inform you of our decision later.
The bedel was there, as was Sally, but the two young children had been hustled from the room.
Dail will be submitted by Donald of the Warrens, Senior Bedel of the Loch Confederation.
Think you, Donald, Bedel of the Warrens, that we can expel them with claidheammors and carbines?
William Bedel of the Hawks, who answered this time, his voice infinitely sad.
Came, Bedel, with drawn dagger, because he refused to go to prison, was banished from the University.
This allowance was to be suspended during the absence from Oxford of any inferior bedel, whether occasioned by his own affairs or those of the University.
Doctors, Masters, or Bedels, shall within a month from the commencement of such collection, take care that the members of their societies contribute, and send in the names of those who fail to do so to the Chancellor under a penalty of twenty shillings: and every Doctor or Master shall pay the Bedel honestly within a month from the commencement of the collection.
Chancellor announced that each inceptor would be required to pay the ordinary fee of thirty shillings and a pair of buckskin gloves for each bedel, or, in lieu of gloves, five shillings to be divided among the bedels.
Until this very moment, John had never really believed in such, in spite of the Holy Books and the preachings of the bedels and the Keepers of the Faith.
Such as your Keepers of the Faith, or bedels, or whatever you call them.