a spirit who, delighting in war, incited armies to fight and appeared to warriors about to be defeated.
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How to use Badb in a sentence
Thereupon Cuchulain drew 2his2 sword from the sheath of the Badb, to cut away the weapons and lighten the shield that was on him.The Ancient Irish Epic Tale Tin B Calnge | Unknown
Badb: the war-fury, or goddess of war and carnage; she was wont to appear in the form of a carrion-crow.The Ancient Irish Epic Tale Tin B Calnge | Unknown
In this case the Badb watches over Cormac as his doom comes.The Fairy-Faith in Celtic Countries | W. Y. Evans Wentz
And Badb and Macha and the Morrigu called out that they would go along with them.Gods and Fighting Men | Lady I. A. Gregory
And it was said that red Badb was glad and many women were sorry at that battle.Gods and Fighting Men | Lady I. A. Gregory