Picts Picts, n. pl.; sing. {Pict}. [L. Picti; cf. AS. Peohtas.] (Ethnol.) A race of people of uncertain origin, who inhabited Scotland in early times. [1913 Webster]

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  • PICTS —    a race of people now believed to be of Celtic origin, that from 296 to 844 inhabited the NE. of Caledonia from the Forth to the Pentland Firth, and were divided into northern and southern by the Grampians, while the W. of the country, or… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

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  • Picts in fantasy — Many writers have been drawn to the idea of the Picts and created fictional stories and mythology about them in the absence of much real data. This romanticised view tends to portray them as noble savages, much as the view of Europeans on Native… …   Wikipedia

  • picts' house — noun Usage: usually capitalized P Etymology: so called from being attributed to the Picts : one of the prehistoric dwellings in Scotland consisting of subterranean chambers with convergent stone walls * * * Picts house noun An earth house (qv) •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • PICTS' HOUSES —    the name popularly given to EARTH HOUSES (q.v.) in several parts of Scotland …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

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  • Ciniod I of the Picts — Ciniod, Cináed or Cinadhon King of the Picts Reign 763–775 Predecessor Bridei Successor Alpín Father Uuredech or Feradach …   Wikipedia

  • List of Kings of the Picts — The list of kings of the Picts is based on the Pictish Chronicle king lists. These are late documents and do not record the dates when the kings reigned. The various surviving lists disagree in places as to the names of kings, and the lengths of… …   Wikipedia

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