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Bres

or Bress

[bres]
noun Irish Legend.
  1. a Fomorian king of Ireland, whose unpopular rule led to the expulsion of the Fomorians by the Tuatha De Danann.
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Historical Examples of bres

  • But at the end of the seven years, Bres had to retire in favour of Nuada.

    Old Celtic Romances

    Unknown

  • When Bres saw that, he gave himself up to Lugh's protection.

    Gods and Fighting Men

    Lady I. A. Gregory

  • And then he looked at the sharp, thin, hard-pointed spears that were with Bres.

    Gods and Fighting Men

    Lady I. A. Gregory

  • And Bres made no stand against them, but let them get their way.

    Gods and Fighting Men

    Lady I. A. Gregory

  • And from that day there was no good luck with Bres, but it is going down he was for ever after.

    Gods and Fighting Men

    Lady I. A. Gregory