diúc, diú(i)c(e)

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n m. (AN loan-word Risk 68 )

(a) leader (= Lat. dux): as inunn diuc re radh ┐ taiseach no treoraidh- thoir, Lib. Flav. ii 15 ra 35 . ar imat a ndiuice ┐ a centure (of ancient Rome), Trip. p. xxviii . an duibhce sdúireóchus mo phubal Israel governor , Matt. ii 6 (1828). dúibhcidhibh, ib. do bud iad so diuici an popuil .i. Moisi ┐ Arón ┐ Fínes ┐ Iosue, 3 B 22, 86 b7 . ac bennachad diuici an tsluaig diada, ib. 94a28 .

(b) duke: diuice deiorc the duke of York, FM iv 964 . díuíce na Eg[e]ne, RC xix 26 . diuibhche, Rel. Celt. ii 196 . Rí, Prionnsa, Diúice, TSh. 7859 . le diūc de Lorēne, Fl. Earls 74 . go n-imat prinnsaidhe ┐ diucaidhe, 190 . in dá diuice, ZCP vi 67 . diuicidh, 96 . do diúcib ┐ d'iarladhaibh, D iv 2, 58 ra 10 .