Beatledom

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See also: beadledom

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Beatle +‎ -dom

Noun[edit]

Beatledom (uncountable)

  1. The state or quality of being a Beatle.
    • 1964, Brian Epstein, A Cellarful of Noise, Pierian Press (1964), page 70:
      One problem of relationships remained as a result of Ringo's Beatledom for he had been a valuable member of an excellent group called the Hurricanes, led by Rory Storme, one of the liveliest and most likeable young men on the Scene.
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  2. The sphere, cultural phenomenon, or fandom of The Beatles.
    • 2006, Joe Stuessy & Scott Lipscomb, Rock and Roll: Its History and Stylistic Development, Pearson Prentice Hall (2006), ISBN 9780131930988, page 100:
      We shall not attempt to include here every detail nor tell every anecdote of Beatledom []
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