wǣr, f.n: covenant, agreement, pledge. (WAER / ˈwæːr)

Historiated initial D in a medieval manuscript, inside of which are two barefoot young men holding spears and shaking hands.
Vespasian Psalter; England (Kent), 8th century; British Library, Cotton MS Vespasian A I, f. 31r. [bl.uk]

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