beadle (n.)
punisher, chastiser, castigator
H5 IV.i.164[disguised King Henry to Williams, of God] War is His beadle
KJ II.i.188[Constance to King John, of Queen Eleanor] Her injury the beadle to her sin
LLL III.i.172[Berowne alone, of himself] A very beadle to a humorous sigh
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