OE 'tree, plank'.
- Rafter; joist; timber; weight-bearing wooden support piece in a building; (see 1 Kings 6:9).
- Bar; rail; fence crosspiece; horizontal wooden shaft.
- Log; tree trunk; thick piece of timber; (see Matthew 7:4-5).
- Ray; beacon of light from the sun; [fig.] illumination; guidance.
OE; see beam, n.