deiscéimm

Cite this: eDIL s.v. deiscéimm or dil.ie/15266

n (dess + céimm) lit. a step to the right, apparently a definite measure; full pace: se traigthi i ndeisceim, Laws iv 276.24 . deisceim dá traigh co leth eside, O'Dav. 1048 (see Gwynn, Ériu ix 157 ). deisceim ┐ tua[th]ceim cach leth imaire .i. ceim da leith deis ┐ da leith chli .i. lethet cach imairi dibh no secht foit arathair, O'D. 2350 ( Rawl. B 506, 40a ). mata ac iarraidh conaire isedh dlegar deisceim ┐ tuadcheim do legud do (i.e. if a man's land lies between that of two co-tenants he must have access to the common woods, etc.), 2270 (23b). Cf. O'Don. Suppl. s.v. airceann, traighidh.