E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Nuad, the chieftain who led back the tribe of the Danaans from Scotland to Ireland, whence they had migrated. Nuad of the Silver-hand had an artificial hand of silver made by Cred, the goldsmith, to supply the loss sustained from a wound in the battle of Moytura. Miach, son of Dian Kect, set it on the wrist. (OFlaherty: Ogygia, part iii. chap. x.) (See IRON HAND.)