Definitions

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  • n. Irish abbess; a patron saint of Ireland (453-523)

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Examples

  • Days had never gone so fast, the idea of St. Bride's and the narrow busy streets round the hospital filled her with a longing to stay where she was, but at least, she told herself, she would be coming back again; the cottage would still be there for years to come and she was sure of a welcome.

    A Girl Named Rose

  • Meanwhile, our fugitives had, as we have seen, set out from the convent of St. Bride under the guidance of a cavalier, of whom the Lady Augusta knew nothing, save that he was to guide their steps in a direction where they would not be exposed to the risk of being overtaken.

    Castle Dangerous

  • There remains at the head of the adjoining bourg, the choir of the ancient church of St. Bride, having beneath it the vault which was used till lately as the burial-place of this princely race, and only abandoned when their stone and leaden coffins had accumulated, in the course of five or six hundred years, in such a way that it could accommodate no more.

    Castle Dangerous

  • Charlie photographed the cuts on his brow, his swollen eye, all without St. Bride saying a single word or giving him any trouble.

    Salem Falls

  • Even if St. Bride spends forever locked up, the victim never gets to walk away from this.

    Salem Falls

  • When Charlie led Jack to the booking room to take his mug shot and his prints, St. Bride moved through the routine easily, as if it were a complicated dance to which he had long ago learned the steps.

    Salem Falls

  • St. Bride has been charged with aggravated felonious sexual assault, which carries up to twenty years in the state penitentiary.

    Salem Falls

  • Charlie refrained from saying what he wanted: that St. Bride had ruined his life all by himself.

    Salem Falls

  • St. Bride seemed to crumble from the inside out, like a building Charlie had once seen blown up in Boston.

    Salem Falls

  • This surprised Charlie; St. Bride had been so complacent up till now.

    Salem Falls

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