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Term: Dair

DEFINITIONS

Duir: The seventh letter of the Ogham tree alphabet, corresponding to the letter D and meaning "oak."

Oak is one of the most important trees to the Celts. Duir is a word meaning solidity, steadfastness, and protection.
source: Omens, Oghams & Oracles, Richard Webster

Also See: Dair

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Neo-Druidism Since the 1700s
The last vestiges of the Filídhecht schools were stamped out in the 1600s as Elizabethan English conquered and destroyed most of Ireland’s remaining Gaelic culture. The "plantations" of Ulster, and the extension of the Pale beyond Leinster into ...
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