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Leaba na Feine

[Beds of the Feïne ]. The name of several large piles of stones in Ireland. The ancient Irish warriors were called Fe'-i-ne, which some mistake for Phoeni (Garthaginians), but which means hunters.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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