Definition of Aengus

1. Noun. Celtic god of love and beauty; patron deity of young men and women.

Exact synonyms: Angus, Angus Og, Oengus
Geographical relationships: Emerald Isle, Hibernia, Ireland
Generic synonyms: Celtic Deity



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aengus

Aegis cruisers
Aegisthus
Aegospotami
Aegospotamos
Aegypiidae
Aegypius
Aegypius monachus
Aegyptopithecus
Aegyptus
Aeka
Aelius Donatus
Aelurostrongylus
Aeneas
Aeneas Silvius
Aeneid
Aengus (current term)
Aeolia
Aeolian
Aeolian Islands
Aeolian mode
Aeolic
Aeolis
Aeolus
Aeonium
Aeonium haworthii
Aepyceros
Aepyceros melampus
Aepyornidae
Aepyorniformes
Aequian

Literary usage of Aengus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Lectures on the Manuscript Materials of Ancient Irish History: Delivered at by Eugene O'Curry (1861)
"Here Aengus remained many years faithfully and silently discharging the duties of his humble employment, until at last his learning and character were ..."

2. Celtic Scotland: A History of Ancient Alban by William Forbes Skene (1886)
"... son of Aengus, who ruled over Dalriada for thirteen years, and probably succeeded Drest as king of the southern Picts. We find, therefore, the principle ..."

3. Loca Patriciana:: An Identification of Localities, Chiefly in Leinster by John Francis Shearman (1879)
"At her request Aengus assigned Magh Femin to the Deisi, by whom Eithne was fostered, then dwelling south of the River Suire. ..."

4. New Voices: An Introduction to Contemporary Poetry by Marguerite Ogden Bigelow Wilkinson (1922)
"THE SONG OF WANDERING Aengus I went out to the hazel wood Because a fire was in my head, And cut and peeled a hazel wand, And hooked a berry to a thread; ..."

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