cris

Cite this: eDIL s.v. cris or dil.ie/12975
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Forms: c., creassanna

n u, m. c.¤ m., IGT Decl. § 71 . a p. creassanna, Maund. 78 . girdle, belt; hoop : criss fírinne immib gl. succincti . . . in ueritate, Wb. 22d16 . a llibair ina criss, Trip.² 808 . in-gille cressa cach occ-airech `part-pledge of the girdle' (legal force obscure), Laws v 416.7 . lan-gille cressa cach ri, 16 . móethoclaech . . . co nda c.¤ derca tairis, LU 3455 ( SCC 23 ) `circles', SGS vii 56 . c.¤ fó braigit ┐ c.¤ dara mhedhon `circle' (Lugaid Réo nDerg), Cóir Anm. 105 . dlochtan cremha a criss, IT iii 82.21 . ac.¤ gan scín (term of opprobrium), 70.4 . i llathachaib . . . connice a cressa, LU 2180 . ? secht cactu cichsite crisu, Corm. Bodl. 16 . nocho tall c.¤ na delg dib, Anecd. i 5.24 ( SCano 145 ) `did not undress', Éigse xi 78 . claidib cressa `girded swords', Metr. Dinds. iii 382.7 . teini creasa, Ériu i 95 § 50 (see 1 teine). is nathir i c.¤ (of envy), ZCP vi 267 § 5 . a cressa dar a n-áirnib their loins girt, PH 5103 . maeth mo chreasa-sa `my loins', BS 94.22 . co tríb creassaib dég dergóir forsna hanartaib `sashes(?)', Celtica iv 32.434 . do ch.¤ cáol geltais, IGT Decl. ex. 548 . c.¤ tribhuis gl. lumbarium, Ir. Gl. 706 (cf. Rosa Angl. 274.17 ). a náit an chreasa, go mbía reúbadh = instead of a girdle a rent, Isaiah iii 24 . dleghur cris cengail do cur tairis, Irish Texts v 44.32 . do cengladh le crios cengail swaddling clothes, RSClára 7a . ic ecur a airthossaig di chressaib . . . cruaidíairn (of a ship) hoops, LL 30953 (TTr.). dabhach chreas nodondbhán ndlúith, IGT Decl. ex. 1547 . ? húa treibh Conaill cressaibh, ZCP viii 198.20 .

In religious contexts: ó dogabh crios fa a colainn (i.e. since she became a nun), ZCP i 62 § 45 . c.¤ finnáin dumimdegail, RC ii 113.1 . a ccommbrāithreas chreasa S. Phroinsias, Parrth. Anma 3807 .

Of zones of earth and heavens: hi cressaib . . . na secht nime, Ériu ii 110.9 . SR 152 . rofessa i curp domuin dúir / cóic cressa caíne comthúir, LL 16161 . do'n chrios grianda, dá ngairthear `Zodiacus', Keat. i 130.9 . ó crichaib in cresa tentidhe, CCath. 291 . Further applications: ós chrios criad (of castle), DDána 119.19 . ? cresa tar faichti d'fál chuir `enclosures', O'Gr. Cat. 374.y . Fig. tar creasaibh an dualgasa `limits', Ó Bruad. iii 174.19 . na dronga sin d'iompuigh cúl re creasaibh córa `zones of equity', 114.1 .

In prep. and adv. phrases: Ailend . . . / fail mór flathi fo a crius it contains(?), Hail Brigit 7 . C.C. ina crius `in its bosom', ibid. mór ferg meic Cherfhaill fá crios internally(?), SG 69.9 . See s.v. 1 coim . —atát mobrathir latsu. —nim-chriss atát I am not concealing them(?), RC viii 58.x . do bhaoi 'n-a chrios concealed at his waist, DDána 67.11 . toitid marb gan anmain i c.¤ a sceith `on his shield'(?) (with his shield-strap round him?), Aen. 2553 . for c.¤ a sceith, 2561 . ? mac on rí . . . a crios, Rel. Celt. ii 274.y ` i.e. coffin'.

In pn sobriquet: Fiacha Crisse (sic) Argait, Corp. Gen. 394.14 . Feidlimthe C.¤ Argaid, 23 . Cf. Crios díona Christina, IGT Decl. § 155 .

Compds. With adjj. a chloidhiomh . . . cros-ordha, crios-amhlach `gold-guarded and girded', MR xiv 25 . isin chuan criosleathan wide-circling , Ériu viii 139.6 . ? at salaig úantaind / at húanaind chrisalaig (c.¤ + salach ?), LU 8362 ( FB 24 rhetoric ). In n. pr. m. for Crissalach, ZCP xii 236 § 54 . na thor ḟíthi chrisúr chuir, IGT Decl. ex. 909 .