Definition of Gorsedd

1. Noun. A community of bards, usually Welsh, but can also refer to the Breton and Cornish communities. ¹



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Definition of Gorsedd

1. a meeting of bards and druids [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gorsedd

gorms
gormy
gornos
gorondou
goroon shell
goropism
goroutine
goroutines
gorp
gorped
gorping
gorps
gorry
gorse
gorsedd (current term)
gorseddau
gorsedds
gorses
gorsier
gorsiest
gorsoon
gorsoons
gorsy
gortdrumite
gory
gos
gosan-chiku
goserelin
gosh

Literary usage of Gorsedd

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1. Curiosities of Popular Customs and of Rites, Ceremonies, Observances, and by William Shepard Walsh (1897)
"the gorsedd is declared to be opened, and the business of conferring degrees on ... OPENING CEREMONIES AT A gorsedd. Gregory the Great, St. His festival is ..."

2. Barddas: or, A collection of original documents, illustrative of the by John Williams (1874)
"The three memorials of the Bards of the Isle of Britain : the memorial of the voice of gorsedd ; the memorial of song ; and the memorial of usage.1 Others ..."

3. The Traditionary Annals of the Cymry by John Williams (1867)
"The two first might be meetings of a chair, but it was absolutely necessary that the third should be a gorsedd of the bards of the Isle of Britain. ..."

4. Fifty Years of English Song: Selections from the Poets of the Reign of Victoria by Henry Fitz Randolph (1887)
"THE gorsedd. BOOK XI. THE place of meeting was a high hill-top, Nor bowered with trees nor broken by the plough, Remote from human dwellings and the stir Of ..."

5. The Cambrian Journal by Cambrian Institute, Tenby, Wales, Cambrian Institute (Tenby, Wales), Wales Cambrian Institute (Tenby (1864)
"Lastly, we may append the verses descriptive of Llan- gollen and the gorsedd of ... her name— To rear in peace their gorsedd-stone on basis firm and strong, ..."

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