bydel

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *budilaz (messenger, herald), from Proto-Germanic *beudaną (to stretch out, extend, offer), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰewdʰ- (to make aware). Akin to Old High German butil "beadle, court officer", Old English bēodan "to announce". More at bid.

Noun[edit]

bydel m

  1. beadle, apparitor
  2. a warrant officer
  3. a forerunner, herald; announcer
  4. a preacher

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