Meaning of “druid” in the English Dictionary


"druid" in English

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druidnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈdruː.ɪd/ us /ˈdruː.ɪd/

Examples from literature

  • Darkness afterwards went over the face of the earth, through the incantations of the druid. 
  • For him Stonehenge and other stone circles were temples of the druids. 
  • The druids and the magicians were also wont to come to prophesy to them. 
  • The king was greatly enraged against Patrick for the killing of his druid. 
  • While the man from the woods waved his bough aloft and chanted that monotonous hymn, an idea of the ancient druids arose in my mind. 

(Definition of “druid” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)