saint bridget

Bridget

[brij-it]
noun
1.
Saint, Brigid, Saint.
2.
a female given name.
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Bridget (ˈbrɪdʒɪt)
 
n
1.  Bride, Also: Brigid 453--523 ad, Irish abbess; a patron saint of Ireland. Feast day: Feb 1
2.  Also: Birgitta ?1303-73, Swedish nun and visionary; patron saint of Sweden. Feast day: July 23

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Bridget
fem. proper name, from Ir. Brighid, fire goddess, from brigh "strength," from Celt. *brig-o-.
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