beadhouse definition

  • noun:
    • An almshouse for the indegent which pray every day for his or her benefactors.
    • An almshouse for poor people who pray daily with regards to their benefactors.
    • Formerly, a hospital or an almshouse for the creators and benefactors that prayers were necessary to be stated by the beneficiaries. Additionally spelled bedehouse.

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