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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Bede Known as "the Venerable Bede.” 673?-735. Anglo-Saxon theologian and historian whose major work, Ecclesiastical History of the English Nation (731), written in Latin, remains an important source of ancient English history. He introduced the method of dating events from the birth of Christ.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A kind of pickax.
  • transitive v. To pray; also, to offer; to proffer.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An obsolete form of bead.
  • n. In English mining, a peculiar kind of pickax.

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  • n. (Roman Catholic Church) English monk and scholar (672-735)

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