noun Irish Mythology.

a god of poetry and eloquence and the inventor of the ogham letters: one of the Tuatha De Danann.

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Historical Examples of ogma

  • That is no use to us; we have a champion before, Ogma, brother to the king.

    Gods and Fighting Men

    Lady I. A. Gregory

  • And as he was going across the plain he saw three armed men before him, that were the three sons of Tuireann, son of Ogma.

    Gods and Fighting Men

    Lady I. A. Gregory

  • Indech was slain by Ogma, who himself died of wounds received from his adversary.

  • Ogma is master of poetry and the supposed inventor of the 'ogham' script, which is said to be called after him.

  • About the same period flourished the poet Ogma, the traditional inventor of the Ogham alphabet.