Beadhouse Definition

bēdhous
noun
An almshouse where the inmates were required to pray for its benefactors.
Webster's New World

(historical) An almshouse for poor people who pray daily for their benefactors.

Wiktionary
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Other Word Forms of Beadhouse

Noun

Singular:
beadhouse
Plural:
beadhouses

Origin of Beadhouse

  • Old English bede prayer + English house.

    From Wiktionary

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