Nuad, the chieftain who led back the tribe of the Danaans from
Scotland to Ireland, whence they had migrated. Nuad of the Silver-hand
had an artificial hand of silver made by Cred, the goldsmith, to supply
the loss sustained from a wound in the battle of Moytura. Miach, son of
Dian Kect, set it on the wrist.
(O'Flaherty: Ogygia, part iii. chap. x.) (See Iron Hand.)
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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