sídh


sídh

sídh or shee [shee] ExamplesWord Origin noun, plural sídhe [shee] /ʃi/. Irish Folklore.

  1. a mound or hill in which fairies live.
  2. a fairy.
  3. sídhe, the race of fairies.

Origin of sídh 1785–95; Irish; MIr síd, síth fairy mound; cf. banshee Examples from the Web for sidh Historical Examples of sidh

  • Sidh (pronounced shee) is a fairy, with the diminutive sidhean (sheen), which more especially carries the meaning of Fairy Hill.

    Witchcraft and Superstitious Record in the South-Western District of Scotland

    J. Maxwell Wood

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