Words and Proper Names

rind

3166.
MacQuarrie (Charles W.): Insular Celtic tattooing: history, myth, and metaphor.
In ÉtC 33 (1997), pp. 159–189.
Discusses the phrases signa diabolica and stigmatibus malignis occurring in Vita prima Sanctae Brigitae, as well as other references to tattoos in early Irish literature.