Grey of Macha

Irish - A horse of Cuchulainn. This was one of the two horses born at the same time as Cuchulainn. It is said to have shed tears of blood when being prepared for Cuchulainn's final battle and, in that fight, although wounded by a spear thrown by Erc, killed eighty warriors before it was finally overcome. The other horse was Black of Sainglenn. In some references, identified as Grey of Macha, Liat Maca, Liat Maca, Liath Macha, Liath Macha, Liat Macca or Liat Macca.

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