I had no personal animosity in this, I was merely a Pict willing to destroy my Angle enemies.
And Patsy the Pict felt herself strong enough for these things.
The latter is referred to by one writer as a "Pict's house," although it is only a passage.
To which division did the Gallic of ancient Gaul, and the Pict belong?
Father had fought in the great Pict War that lasted more than twenty years, and he knew what fighting meant.
But how do you know it was not a Pict with some kind of a hook that rips instead of slicing?
Balthus' bow-string twanged and the Pict yelped, staggered and fell into the shadows with the arrow through his thigh.
The Pict was like a wild beast, his muscles hard as steel strings.
Then the sun came up and the Pict got a look at the man who held him.
A bone snapped loudly, and Balthus saw the Pict wince and falter.
an ancient people of Great Britain, late 14c., from Late Latin Picti (late 3c., probably a nickname given them by Roman soldiers), usually taken as derived from picti "painted," but probably ultimately from the Celtic name of the tribe, perhaps Pehta, Peihta, literally "the fighters" (cf. Gaulish Pictavi, a different people, who gave the name to the French city of Poitiers). They painted and tattooed themselves, which may have suggested a Roman folk-etymology alteration of the name. The Old English name for the people was Peohtas.
In Scottish folk-lore the Pechts are often represented as a dark pygmy race, or an underground people; and sometimes identified with elves, brownies, or fairies. [OED]Related: Pictish; Pictland.
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