Culdub

Irish - A man from the Otherworld. He seized a pig that Finn mac Cool and his men were roasting and ran off with it. Finn pursued him and killed him with a spear-cast just as he was about to enter his Otherworld dwelling. Another version says that Finn's thumb got caught in the doorway and, by sucking his thumb, he acquired the supernatural knowledge more usually attributed to the story on the Salmon of Knowledge. In some references, referred to as Culdub, Culdubh or Culdubh.

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