Definition of Brehons

1. Noun. (plural of brehon) ¹



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Definition of Brehons

1. brehon [n] - See also: brehon

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Brehons

breezinesses
breezing
breezy
brefeldin
brefeldin A
brefeldin A esterase
brefeldins
bregma
bregmata
bregmate
bregmatic
bregmatic fontanel
bregmatolambdoid arc
bregmocardiac reflex
brehon
brehons (current term)
brei
breid
breiing
breis
breithauptite
breithauptites
breitschwanz
brek
brekekekex
brekker
brekkers
brekkie
brekkies
brekky

Literary usage of Brehons

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1. Ireland Past and Present by Augustus J. Th├ębaud, John Habberton (1878)
"... surrounded by the clergy, the brehons, and her private friends, shedding a lustre on the scene which was passing below, while her hushand, who had often ..."

2. The Aryan Origin of the Gaelic Race and Language: Showing the Present and by Ulick Joseph Bourke (1875)
"Kings have delegated their authority to judge to the brehons, or authors of judgment, But the literary character of the Druid and judge remained unchanged. ..."

3. Insula Sanctorum Et Doctorum: Or, Ireland's Ancient Schools and Scholars by John Healy (1890)
"TUB brehons. They formed the third of the learned and specially privileged Orders in ancient Erin. During the pre-Christian period the customary laws, ..."

4. The Foundations of England; Or, Twelve Centuries of British History (B.C. 55 by James Henry Ramsay (1898)
"Besides the inalienable mensal lands of the chief, Endowments endowments were provided for the Church, and for the brehons. ..."

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