Meaning of SIDHE in English


also shee ˈshē

( plural sidhe or sidhes )

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

1. plural sidhes : an underground fort or palace in which fairies in Gaelic folklore are held to live


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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