sidhe

noun
variants: or less commonly shee \ˈshē\

Definition of sidhe

plural sidhe or sidhes
1 plural sidhes : an underground fort or palace in which fairies in Gaelic folklore are held to live
2 a sidhe plural : the fairy folk of Ireland in Gaelic folklore
b : a member of the sidhe : a fairy in Gaelic folklore — compare banshee

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Origin and Etymology of sidhe

partly from Irish sīdh fairy hill; partly from Irish sidhe fairy folk


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