Pronunciation: (brij'it; esp. for 1, 2 also brē'it), [key]
1. Irish Myth.a goddess of fire, fertility, agriculture, household arts, and wisdom, later associated with St. Brigid.
2. Saint. See Brigid, Saint.
3. a female given name.
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