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Colum

[kol-uh m] /ˈkɒl əm/
noun
1.
Padraic
[paw-drik] /ˈpɔ drɪk/ (Show IPA),
1881–1972, Irish poet and dramatist, in the U.S. from 1914.
2.
Saint (Saint Columba; Saint Columcille"Apostle of Caledonia") 521–97, Irish missionary, founder of Iona.
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  • “Peace to you, Colum,” she answered, and sank into the shadow-thridden wave.

    The Washer of the Ford Fiona Macleod
  • Flint heard Colum impatiently, and interrupted before he was done.

    Chimney-Pot Papers Charles S. Brooks
  • Colum rose, and was as a leaf there, a leaf that is in the wind.

    The Washer of the Ford Fiona Macleod
  • As for you, Colum, you're sentimental about your birdhouses.

    Chimney-Pot Papers Charles S. Brooks
  • But at the end of the week Cathal was a holy monk again, and sang the hymns that Colum had taught him.

    The Washer of the Ford Fiona Macleod
  • Colum was about to retort, when he was anticipated by a new speaker.

    Chimney-Pot Papers Charles S. Brooks
  • Oran and Keir testified to this thing, and all were full of awe and wonder, and Colum praised God.

    The Washer of the Ford Fiona Macleod
  • Den he goes to Ohio and buys a place an' calla it after himself—Colum.

  • On the morrow he went to Colum and told him that the Evil One would not give him peace.

    The Washer of the Ford Fiona Macleod
British Dictionary definitions for Colum

Colum

/ˈkɒləm/
noun
1.
Padraic (ˈpɑːdrɪk). 1881–1972, Irish lyric poet, resident in the US (1914–72)
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