de-ḟid, deid

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Forms: defid, deid, degfid, deid

n o,m. A sacred tree, wood . Identical with Swedish Tived, the name of a wood. Only nom. & gen. sg. defid, deid, are found. A cpd. of 2 día + fid, u, m. For the change of inflexion, cf. tomus (g s. generally tomais, Laws; tomais, Mil 20 a 21 ), cocath, fiss &c.— degfid Laws v 474. 7 . deid, i 182. 5 .—Synon. with fid nemid: epe cacha feada acht fid nemead nó degfidh, Laws l.c. ; ib. i 164. 4 . fid defid the sacred wood, as opp. to the fid comaithchesa and fid in dírainn. degfid. .i. fid defid, ib. v 476. 3 . i 134. 21 . aithgin feda defid, ib.—Situated close to a dún, Laws i 134. 21 .—COMPD. deidud (†deḟid- ḟid) = fid deḟid: cinmotha fid neimidh nó deidud, Laws i 164. 4 .