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Brigit

[brij-it; especially for 1, 2 also bree-it] /ˈbrɪdʒ ɪt; especially for 1, 2 also ˈbri ɪt/
noun
1.
Irish Mythology. a goddess of fire, fertility, agriculture, household arts, and wisdom, later associated with St. Brigid.
2.
Saint, Saint Brigid.
3.
a female given name.
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  • A faint flush swept into Brigit's face under the effect of an experience so novel.

    Robert Orange John Oliver Hobbes
  • Brigit made the tea, following the English custom taught her by Pense.

    Robert Orange John Oliver Hobbes
  • Brigit, vastly amused by their discussing her as if she were not present, gave a bit of roll to the dog.

    The Halo Bettina von Hutten
  • When they met in the morning, Brigit seemed to have aged by ten years.

    Robert Orange John Oliver Hobbes
  • Brigit ate a piece of fruit tart, a bit of cheese, and rose languidly.

    The Halo Bettina von Hutten
  • She held Brigit's hand, and exchanged a long glance with Father Foster.

    Robert Orange John Oliver Hobbes
  • The old man bustled away, and Brigit, after a few minutes' reflection, went to her mother's room.

    The Halo Bettina von Hutten
  • “The carriage is at the door,” whispered Pense, touching Brigit's arm.

    Robert Orange John Oliver Hobbes
  • Late in life Brigit's influence over young people was unbounded: for her very gentleness gave tenfold power to her words.

  • I said encouragingly, and Brigit smiled gayly at me; but Monny was looking at Fenton.

    It Happened in Egypt C. N. Williamson

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