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Definition of Druids

Druid
Druid Dru"id, n. [L. Druides; of Celtic origin; cf. Ir. & Gael. draoi, druidh, magician, Druid, W. derwydd Druid.] 1. One of an order of priests which in ancient times existed among certain branches of the Celtic race, especially among the Gauls and Britons. Note: The Druids superintended the affairs of religion and morality, and exercised judicial functions. They practiced divination and magic, and sacrificed human victims as a part of their worship. They consisted of three classes; the bards, the vates or prophets, and the Druids proper, or priests. Their most sacred rites were performed in the depths of oak forests or of caves. 2. A member of a social and benevolent order, founded in London in 1781, and professedly based on the traditions of the ancient Druids. Lodges or groves of the society are established in other countries. Druid stones, a name given, in the south of England, to weatherworn, rough pillars of gray sandstone scattered over the chalk downs, but in other countries generally in the form of circles, or in detached pillars.

Meaning of Druids from wikipedia

- founded based on ideas about the ancient druids, a movement known as Neo-Druidism. Many po****r notions about druids, based on misconceptions of 18th century...
- modern Druidic movement has no direct connection to them, despite contrary claims made by some modern Druids. In the late 18th century, modern Druids developed...
- druids and neo-druids: The only historical druid known by name is Diviciacus of the Aedui (fl. 1st century BC) Amergin Glúingel Bodhmall—female druid...
- druid is a playable character cl**** in the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game. Druids wield nature-themed magic. Unlike the cleric, druids do...
- the 5-star Druids Glen Hotel & Country Club, two championship golf courses, and Woodstock House, the clubhouse at Druids Glen. The "Druids Glen Golf Course"...
- attributed to the early Druids, particularly those of justice, benevolence and friendship." The origins of the Ancient Order of Druids are still largely mysterious...
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- Albion F.C. and Druids United. Depending on sponsorship, the club was renamed Flexsys Cefn Druids F.C. in 1998, and NEWI Cefn Druids F.C. in 2003 (after...
- Devin Druid (born January 26, 1998) is an American film and television actor. He is known for his portrayal of Tyler Down in the Netflix series 13 Reasons...
- Druid Theatre Company, a Theatre company in Galway, Ireland Druids (film), a 2001 film about Gallic druids resisting the Roman armies Shannara Druids...
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