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  1. (in Irish legend) the father of Naoise
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Examples from the Web for usnach

Historical Examples

  • Look away to Usnach, and you see a valley out of which the river Linth is flowing; connected with it is a remarkable story.

    Letters from Switzerland

    Samuel Irenus Prime

  • But Conchubar asked him to put blindness for a while on the sons of Usnach, or the whole army would be destroyed with their blows.

    Gods and Fighting Men

    Lady I. A. Gregory

  • Half the story of the Sons of Usnach has to do with the crossing of seas and with the coast.

  • Conor, king of Ulster, puts to death by treachery the three sons of Usnach.

  • Naisi's two brothers went with them, and thus the three sons of Usnach were all in Alba.

    Penelope's Irish Experiences

    Kate Douglas Wiggin