Badb



a spirit who, delighting in war, incited armies to fight and appeared to warriors about to be defeated.
Historical Examples

Thereupon Cuchulain drew 2his2 sword from the sheath of the Badb, to cut away the weapons and lighten the shield that was on him.
The Ancient Irish Epic Tale Tin B Calnge Unknown

In this case the Badb watches over Cormac as his doom comes.
The Fairy-Faith in Celtic Countries W. Y. Evans Wentz

And Badb and Macha and the Morrigu called out that they would go along with them.
Gods and Fighting Men Lady I. A. Gregory

Badb: the war-fury, or goddess of war and carnage; she was wont to appear in the form of a carrion-crow.
The Ancient Irish Epic Tale Tin B Calnge Unknown

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Baddeleyite

    a mineral, zirconium oxide, ZrO 2 , used as a refractory. noun a mineral consisting largely of zirconium dioxide: a source of zirconium. Formula: ZrO2

  • Badder

    Slang. compar. of bad1 (def 36). Nonstandard. a compar. of bad1 . not good in any manner or degree. having a wicked or evil character; morally reprehensible: There is no such thing as a bad boy. of poor or inferior quality; defective; deficient: a bad diamond; a bad spark plug. inadequate or below standard; not […]



  • Badderlocks

    an edible kelp, Alaria esculenta, found on the coasts of Europe and the British Isles. noun a seaweed, Alaria esculenta, that has long brownish-green fronds and is eaten in parts of N Europe

  • Baddest

    Slang. superl. of bad1 (def 36). Nonstandard. a superl. of bad1 . not good in any manner or degree. having a wicked or evil character; morally reprehensible: There is no such thing as a bad boy. of poor or inferior quality; defective; deficient: a bad diamond; a bad spark plug. inadequate or below standard; not […]



Disclaimer: Badb definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.