Bridget1 [brij′it]
[Ir Brighid, lit., strong, lofty < IE base * bhereh-, high > BARROW2]
a feminine name: equiv. Ger. & Fr. Brigitte
Bridget2 [brij′it]
1. Saint (A.D. 452?-523?); Ir. abbess: a patron saint of Ireland: her day is Feb. 1
2. Saint (1302?-73); Swed. nun: founder of the order of Bri(d)gittines: her day is July 23

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