Definition of Druid

1. Noun. A pre-Christian priest among the Celts of ancient Gaul and Britain and Ireland.

Generic synonyms: Non-christian Priest, Priest



Definition of Druid

1. n. One of an order of priests which in ancient times existed among certain branches of the Celtic race, especially among the Gauls and Britons.

Definition of Druid

1. Noun. One of an order of priests (pre-christian) which in ancient times existed among certain branches of the Celtic race, especially among the Gauls and Britons. ¹

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Definition of Druid

1. one of an ancient Celtic order of priests [n -S] : DRUIDIC [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Druid

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druglords
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drugs toxic to lung
drugster
drugsters
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drugstores
drugtaker
drugtakers
drugtaking
druid (current term)
druidess
druidesses
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druidisms
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drum brake
drum brakes

Literary usage of Druid

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1. The reader's handbook of allusions, references, plots and stories by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1882)
"druid (The), the nom de plume of Henry Dixon, sportsman and sporting ... Collins calis James Thomson of 27w Seasons) л druid, meaning a pastoral British ..."

2. Report Upon the Development of Public Grounds for Greater Baltimore by Olmsted Brothers, Municipal Art Society of Baltimore (1904)
"At Woodberry a connection would be made with the northern end of druid Hill ... In studying the line for a connection between druid Hill Park and the Jones ..."

3. The United States Speaker by John Epy Lovell (1844)
"druid. No ! lingering piecemeal death; Vnd to such death thy brother and thyself We now devote. Villain, thy deeds are known; "Tis known, ye led the impious ..."

4. The History of the Province of Moray: Comprising the Counties of Elgin and by Lachlan Shaw (1882)
"But in the parish of Old Deer, in Buchan, I am told there is a druid circle on a hill, and on the descent are the vestiges of about thirty cells, ..."

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