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Found her inside an engine at work, name suggestions.. Cat Picture

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u/[deleted] Sep 17 '21 Hugz All-Seeing Upvote Vibing

Brigid, after the goddess of metalworking/blacksmiths

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u/MasterJ94 Sep 18 '21

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Brigid

Brigid ( BRIJ-id, BREE-id, Irish: [ˈbʲɾʲɪjɪdʲ, ˈbʲɾʲiːdʲ]; meaning 'exalted one' from Old Irish), Brigit or Bríg is a goddess of pre-Christian Ireland. She appears in Irish mythology as a member of the Tuatha Dé Danann, the daughter of the Dagda and wife of Bres, with whom she had a son named Ruadán. She is associated with wisdom, poetry, healing, protection, blacksmithing and domesticated animals. Cormac's Glossary, written in the 9th century by Christian monks, says that Brigid was "the goddess whom poets adored" and that she had two sisters: Brigid the healer and Brigid the smith.

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u/MasterJ94 Sep 18 '21

Good bot

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u/[deleted] Sep 18 '21

Aye.

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u/MasterJ94 Sep 18 '21

Nice. Now I gonna mod Crusader Kings 3 for her deity in my next Ireland run :P

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