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Bridget

fem. proper name, from Irish Brighid, goddess associated with fire, spring, fertility, healing, poetry and smithcraft, from brigh "strength," from Celtic *brig-o-, from PIE *bhrgh-nt- "high, mighty," from root *bhergh- (2) "high."

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Definitions of Bridget

Bridget (n.)
Irish abbess; a patron saint of Ireland (453-523);
Synonyms: Saint Bridget / St. Bridget / Brigid / Saint Brigid / St. Brigid / Bride / Saint Bride / St. Bride
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