Part of speech: noun

A priest of ancient Gaul and Britain.

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Usage examples "druid":

  1. " See that none escape," the Druid said. - "Beric the Briton A Story of the Roman Invasion", G. A. Henty.
  2. Now a Druid had told the king that his daughter's son would take the kingdom from him; so he made up his mind to look after the daughter, and not let any man come near her. - "Myths and Folk Tales of Ireland", Jeremiah Curtin.
  3. But dawn is gradually breaking over the old German forests, the ancient Druid oaks are being felled, and in the open arena Christianity and Paganism are battling: all this is portrayed in the cycle of traditions of Charlemagne; even the Crusades with their religious tendencies are mirrored therein. - "The Prose Writings of Heinrich Heine", Heinrich Heine.