deimes

Cite this: eDIL s.v. deimes or dil.ie/15209

Forms: deimhes, demess, demess, demis

n o, m. (see Pedersen Vgl. Gr. i 162 , ii 34 ) deimhes m., IGT Decl. § 53 . f., § 54 . pair of shears or scissors: demes .i. mess déde and, uair it dá scín lais. mess .i. fæbar, Corm. Y 438 . demess gl. biceps, Sg. 113b4 . d.¤ dirruisc dia mberrtha, SG 411.12 , 248.43 . deimos rígh Albain, Duan. F. i 22 . dorat [Pátraic] deimess imma folt P. tonsured him, Trip.² 1157 . demess, RC xx 284 . rochuindig . . . altain ┐ demeas ┐ cír, Todd Nenn. 90.6 = in dimeas, 9 . g s. in phrase máel demis a tonsured (bald) crown (?): mæl demis chírdub for cechtar de, LL 252b16 (= mæl dub demsidi, LU 8519 ). láech and . . . suas máeldub demis fair, LU 9264 . corbo suas mael dub d.¤ chas chírdub ba forcsi fair, FB § 27 . lān bēl in demes (sic) tarsna ind aisle the full width of the open shears (? used as a measure), Laws i 132 . na básaire . . . co corránaibh ┐ demsibh . . . fri gearradh, Aisl. Tond. ix 2 .