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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 beads·man /ˈbidzmən/
 為施主祈禱者;乞丐

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Beads·man, Bedes·man  n.; pl. -men  A poor man, supported in a beadhouse, and required to pray for the soul of its founder; an almsman.
    Whereby ye shall bind me to be your poor beadsman for ever unto Almighty God.   --Fuller.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 beadsman
      n : a person who is paid to pray for the soul of another [syn: bedesman]
      [also: beadsmen (pl)]