Lugh

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Lugh ancient Celtic god
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Usage

In literature:

So the chess-boards were brought out, and every game that was played, Lugh won it.
"Gods and Fighting Men" by Lady I. A. Gregory
They had a son named Lugh Lamfada, or Lugh of the Long Arm, who grew up into a youth of surpassing beauty and strength.
"The High Deeds of Finn and other Bardic Romances of Ancient Ireland" by T. W. Rolleston
Lugh glanced uneasily at the captain.
"Black Amazon of Mars" by Leigh Brackett
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In poetry:

I called you by sweet names by wood and linn,
You answered not because my voice was new,
And you were listening for the hounds of Finn
And the long hosts of Lugh.
"Ireland" by Francis Ledwidge
Dream-fair, beside dream waters, it stands alone:
A winging thought of Lugh made its corner stone:
A desire of his heart raised its walls on high,
And set its crystal windows to flaunt the sky.
"The Shadow House Of Lugh" by Anna Johnston MacManus
Like a mountain through mist Lugh towers high,
The fiery-forked lightning is the glance of his eye,
His countenance is noble as the Sun-god's face–
The proudest chieftain he of a proud Dedanaan race.
"The Shadow House Of Lugh" by Anna Johnston MacManus