What does the word druid mean?

Usage examples for druid

  1. 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 by Jeremiah Curtin
  2. 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 by Heinrich Heine