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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. (Irish) one of a group of sea demons sometimes associated with the hostile power of nature.

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  • n. one of a group of Celtic sea demons sometimes associated with the hostile power of nature

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  • They're legends the Irish glory in,
    Sung by bards, dark to historians,
    Of heroes at arms
    Who overcame charms
    To battle ferocious fomorians.

    June 27, 2014