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Bedell

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The Vice-chancellor’s bedell (not beadle). The officer who carries the mace before the Vice-Chancellor, etc., in the universities is not a beadle but a bedell (the same word in an older form).

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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