The Ulstermen were drinking in the house
of Connavor’s Bard, Fedlimed mac Dall.
Fedlimed’s wedd-woman, who happened
to be full with child, was also in attendance.
She passed round meat and drink and, when the
house reached drunken uproar, made for her bed.
As she crossed the floor of the house
the child shrieked in her womb.
The shriek was heard by all.
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