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sídh

[shee] /ʃi/
noun, plural sídhe
[shee] /ʃi/ (Show IPA).
Irish Folklore.
1.
a mound or hill in which fairies live.
2.
a fairy.
3.
sídhe, the race of fairies.
Also, shee.
Origin
1785-1795
1785-95; < Irish; MIr síd, síth fairy mound; cf. banshee
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in Irish folklore, a hill or mound under which fairies live. The phrase aos sidhe or the plural sidhe on its own (sometimes anglicized as shee) can denote fairy folk collectively. See also banshee.

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