Uisnech

[ oo sh-nuhkh ]
/ ˈʊʃ nəx /

noun Irish Legend.

the father of Naoise.

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Also called Uisliu.
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Example sentences from the Web for uisnech

  • They went on then till they came to the hill of Uisnech, and there they saw another woman coming towards them.

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  • And the youths, all fresh and tall and lithe and beautiful, went home to their father to tell that the sons of Uisnech were safe.