1 dechrad

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 dechrad or dil.ie/14915
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u, m. vn. of 1 dechraid.

I The state of being possessed by ungovernable rage, a being beside one's self, a raging . conattech Cúchulainn blegon furri iarna dechrad díttaid, TBC-LL¹ 2415 (v.l. dhéchradh, Cóir Anm. § 149 ). for d.¤ raging, raving: ┐ a tenga ar foluamain re mét in imgabáil...a Birgad atá do thenga ar dechrad ná habair acht fír, Fianaig. 82. 28 .

II Wild, ungovernable anger, warlike rage, vehement fury . Often in a good sense = bravery . Only of persons. deachradh .i. déine fearg nó díbheirge, O'Cl. Frequently joined to such words as borrfad, búrach, dásacht, déine, ferc, lonnas, luinne, lúthbás, tairpthige, and the like.—ní fúaircifesa and fer rosásad...a déni ┐ a thairpthigi ┐ a dechrad TBC-LL¹ 359 YBL. LU 58 b 43 . LL 62 a 8 . scíth lim comrac dúib...do ṡotla su...┐ luinne ┐ anṡirce drús ┐ tairpthige ┐ dechrad do chéili .i. Conc., TBC-LL¹ 1149 YBL. LU 68 b 1 . táncatar fænnella fualaing fáiside (i.e. fo Ṡuibne) ri deachrad ┐ ri deallrad ┐ ri dúaibsighi na nDanar, LL 409 a 3 (v.l. dercad YBL, MR 230. 12 . Stowe MSS as LL). roeiridhedar...co feirg ┐ lonnus co mbrígh ┐ borrfadh la deachradh na feirgi fonnmoire, Anecd. ii 78 § 6 . Similarly Lec. 367 b 4 . in dechrad romór ┐ in luthbás ┐ in búrach roḟersat na Mirmidónda, TTr.² 1471 . ní foelangatar...an luthfás romór ┐ an dechradh roḟersat na banḟénidi forru, ib. 1697 .—Here possibly SR 6375 : atraracht Dauid iarsin. ┐ rochoisc a muintir. ba dechrad fo détgail dúir. do letrad étaig Sauil (or vn. of 2 dechraid II; one would expect decrad: letrad).

III Transf. of a play or an occupation: the extravagant or wild excitement with which it is exercised: robái Caur oc airbert gaiscid...frisseom ┐ nícon tetarrad béim fair (sc. Cúchulainn) la dechrad inna cleas, TBC-LL¹ 1509 YBL. LU 73 a 12 .—Cf. dechraidecht.

IV A rushing forth in a state of wild fury: mórbrúth ┐ ferg ┐ borrfod ina láth ṅgaile oc dechrad dochum in chatha YBL 46 a 20 . TBC-LL¹ p. 720 n. 1 .