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Definition of "brehon" [bre•hon]

  • A judge or lawgiver in ancient Celtic Ireland. (noun)

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Use "brehon" in a sentence
  • "Sechnall, his bishop; Mochta, his priest; Bishop Ere, his brehon; Bishop"
  • "There was the druid who explained religion, the brehon who dispensed justice, the brughaid or public hospitaller, the bard who sang the praises of his chief or urged his kinsman to battle; and each was an official and had his appointed allotment of land."
  • "His mother was sister of Dubhtach, the chief bard and brehon of Erin, the first of Patrick's converts at"