• synonyms


or shee

noun, plural sídhe [shee] /ʃi/. Irish Folklore.
  1. a mound or hill in which fairies live.
  2. a fairy.
  3. sídhe, the race of fairies.
Show More

Origin of sídh

1785–95; < Irish; MIr síd, síth fairy mound; cf. banshee
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for sidh

Historical Examples

  • Sidh (pronounced shee) is a fairy, with the diminutive sidhean (sheen), which more especially carries the meaning of Fairy Hill.

    Witchcraft and Superstitious Record in the South-Western District of Scotland

    J. Maxwell Wood