How to use Bedesman in a sentence

bedesman
  • On the king's birthday each bedesman received a new blue gown, a loaf, a bottle of ale, and a leathern purse containing a penny for every year of the king's life.

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  • In 1863 the last payment was paid to a bedesman.

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  • In consequence of its use in this general sense of pensioner, "bedesman" was long used in English as equivalent to "servant."

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