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Date    Editor    Change Summary
2/12/2007, 1:03 AM Mike C earliest recorded revision

Gender Masculine
Usage History
Pronounced Pron. BEED(English)

Meaning & History

Modern form of the Old English name Baeda, possibly related to Old English bed "prayer". Saint Bede, called the Venerable Bede, was an 8th-century historian, scholar and Doctor of the Church.