Brigid

[brij-id; especially for 1 also bree-id]
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noun

Saint.Also Bride.a.d. 453–523, Irish abbess: a patron saint of Ireland.
a female given name.

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Examples from the Web for brigid

Historical Examples of brigid

  • "Now, Brigid Beg, show me your foot," and he measured her also.

    The Crock of Gold

    James Stephens

  • And you, Brigid, have a right to be ashamed of yourself to have your hands the way they are.

    The Crock of Gold

    James Stephens

  • Brigid answered this time because her brother's mouth was full.

    The Crock of Gold

    James Stephens

  • Then it was that Brigid slept at the preaching, and Patrick did not allow her to be awakened.

  • It is probable that there were 8,000 students at Kildare, Brigid's great school, at one time.


British Dictionary definitions for brigid

Brigid

noun

Saint Brigid See Bridget (def. 1)
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