\Bead"roll`\, n. (R. C. Ch.) A catalogue of persons, for the rest of whose souls a certain number of prayers are to be said or counted off on the beads of a chaplet; hence, a catalogue in general. On Fame's eternal beadroll worthy to be field. --Spenser. It is quite startling, on going over the beadroll of English worthies, to find how few are directly represented in the male line. --Quart. Rev.