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Naoise

[nee-see, ney-]
noun Irish Legend.
  1. the husband of Deirdre and a nephew of Conchobar, by whom he was treacherously killed.
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Historical Examples

  • Days passed, and Deirdrê waited, very sure that Naoise must come to her at last.

    A Book of Myths

    Jean Lang

  • And Naoise said: “What then, best beloved, dost thou read from this dream of thine?”

  • And Naoise and Ainle played chess, with hands that did not tremble.

  • From that day forward, Naoise held kingship over the thoughts and dreams of Deirdrê.

  • And Naoise made answer: “Either a dead man, or the mark of where a man has lain hidden thou wilt find under the bracken.”


British Dictionary definitions for naoise

Naoise

noun
  1. Irish myth the husband of Deirdre, killed by his uncle ConchobarSee also Deirdre
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