Definition of Aengus
1. Noun. Celtic god of love and beauty; patron deity of young men and women.
Geographical relationships: Emerald Isle, Hibernia, Ireland
Generic synonyms: Celtic Deity
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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; ..."