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bead

Part of speech: Noun

A little ball of any material, pierced through and intended to be strung with others and worn as an ornament, or to form a rosary, etc.; any small body shaped like a little globe; a drop or bubble; as, a bead of perspiration; a small knob of metal at the end of a gun- barrel used in taking aim; hence, to draw a bead is to take aim; a narrow, rounded molding or projecting band.

Part of speech: Verb

To ornament with beading.

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