erp, eirp, erb

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Forms: heirp, erb, herbind, earbaibh

n n (?), f. a she-goat; doe; roe: heirp (gl. capra) Sg. 48a10 . 61a13 (gl. dama). erb quia [h]erbis pascitur , Corm. Y 552 . O'Mulc. 425 . Phil. Soc. Trans. 1859 , 183 (< H 3.18, 70a ). earb .i. fearbóg, .i. cenél fiadha, O'Cl. luathithir fri heirb `quick as a roe' MacCongl. 63.8 . g s. menn erbo (.i. laog bó) i ndiaigh na ellto, ACL iii 310 § 2 . go luas faindli no eirbi, ZCP x 298.14 . Cf. biann n-erbbad, LL 249a21 = RC xxiv 145.28 . bian ḟerbbad, ZCP iv 36.4 . n p. na herbind immomnacha (gl. timidi damae) Sg. 62a2a . d p. erb d'earbaibh , IT iii 90 § 123 (d'ferbaibh i ndairib v.l. Thurn. Zu Ir. Hss. i 67 ). Cf. 1 ferb(b).