bēd, n.n: prayer. (BAID / ˈbeːd)

Medieval manuscript image of a haloed man kneeling on the ground, his hands raised together in front of him in prayer.
St Cuthbert praying in Bede’s Life of St Cuthbert; England (Durham), 12th century; British Library, Yates Thompson MS 26, f. 10v. [bl.uk]

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