He was ordered to take it off, and when he refused, it was removed by a beadle.
They were mostly beadle's Dime Novels, which had a great sale at the time.
The beadle, whose curiosity was excited, waited a little, and looked after them.
As to beadle, that I needn't say was wholly out of the question.
Sir Ludar, with a grim smile, locked up the beadle in his place, and flung the key into the pond.
I'll do it if the beadle follows in his cocked hat; not else.
He looked on his cabinet uniform as a beadle looks on his gold lace.
"But it isn't me, sir," replied the beadle in a distressed manner.
The beadle, as he marshals them before the altar, sees something under the surface in this wedding-party.
The Red beadle dropped out of the ménage, and was reduced to semi-starvation.
Old English bydel "herald, messenger from an authority, preacher," from beodan "to proclaim" (see bid). Sense of "warrant officer, tipstaff" was in late Old English; that of "petty parish officer," which has given the job a bad reputation, is from 1590s. French bédeau (Old French bedel, 12c.) is a Germanic loan-word.
Beadle Bea·dle (bēd'l), George Wells. 1903-1989.
American biologist. He shared a 1958 Nobel Prize for discovering how genes transmit hereditary characteristics.