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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.


Naoise

/ ˈniːʃə /

noun

  1. Irish myth the husband of Deirdre, killed by his uncle Conchobar See also Deirdre


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Example Sentences

There, lying on the couches, the chess-board of ivory and gold between them, were Naoise and Deirdrê.

But Deirdrê sprang from the shoulder of Naoise and would have killed the man ere he struck.

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

Then said Naoise: “Although harm should come, for her dear sake I am willing to live in disgrace for the rest of my days.”

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

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