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Word of the Day 09/11/19 Beadledom

Beadledom (noun)
beadledom [ beed-l-duh m ]


noun
1. a stupid or officious display or exercise of authority, as by petty officials.

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Origin: First recorded in 1855–60; beadle + -dom

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BEADLEDOM
And then Beadledom seemed crazed, and, joined with the many ale-bibbers, were turned out to do good service in the show.
THE ADVENTURES OF MY COUSIN SMOOTH|TIMOTHY TEMPLETON

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