noun Irish Mythology.
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And Badb and Macha and the Morrigu called out that they would go along with them.Gods and Fighting Men|Lady I. A. Gregory
Thereupon Cuchulain drew 2his2 sword from the sheath of the Badb, to cut away the weapons and lighten the shield that was on him.
Badb: the war-fury, or goddess of war and carnage; she was wont to appear in the form of a carrion-crow.
In this case the Badb watches over Cormac as his doom comes.The Fairy-Faith in Celtic Countries|W. Y. Evans Wentz