airecar

Cite this: eDIL s.v. airecar or dil.ie/1893

 

n (ecor) act of studding or setting a surface with a number of objects, placing things at intervals over a surface; arranging, etc.: is annsin robai an tegh n-óla arna oiregar seats were placed in the drinking hall, Anecd. i 79.8 . āit oireagair óla i.e. the seat assigned to a guest at a banquet, Eachtra Uill. 1473 . ar med a eoluis, ar arecar in cach rainn itir filidecht ┐ leighinn `because he composes in every department' (of an `anruth'-poet), Laws iv 356.6 . mar theach [óir] gá oireagar, DDána 29.38 . uaisle Gaoidheal gan rígh dá roileagadh / aoinfhear d'oireagar dhíbh nír dhligheadar `were not free to set up (as king) one of themselves', Aithd. D. 4.2 . iar gclos na nguasacht so atá 'na chionn ┐ oireagar innill do chur air féin 'na n-ucht to arrange himself carefully to meet them, TSh. 6751 . Of decoration: clar airgit oeinghil co n-aireccur oir forloisccthi fair . . . iar n-imechtair, CCath. 5231 . tenecol nach traighedhdubh / airegar i nairegal, IT iii 89 § 110 . delg óir airecair, LL 237b17 ( TTr. 1532 ). cathbarr orecair, TTebe 588 . Of assailing, pelting with missiles etc.: an t-oiregar cloch do gab Goll . . . ar na sluagaib, Celt. Rev. iii 118.12 . co mba samalta re haireccur cetha cloichsnechta for cumhtaighibh cloch `like unto the pelting (?) of a hailshower on buildings of stone', CCath. 5858 . In explanation of the name Airegar nArad: as de at-berar . . . uair is do clochaibh ┐ do corthibh ┐ do tháthlecaibh in talman ro cuirsit ár bfer nErenn; o'n airegar tucsat arna trensluaghaibh diobh do raidedh oireaccar n-aradh, TBC St. 3898 and n. airecor narad annso, TBC-I¹ 2950 .