2 ethiar

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Forms: eithiar

n a demon; the Devil: eithiar Satan, the Devil, the archfiend: do rad eithíar cais do Dhia .i. tug deamhan miscais do Dhia, O'Cl. eithiar ainm an deamhain duibh...nim reilge Dia thoir na thiar | a lurg a anma eithíar, P. O'C. As npr.: Uar is Eithiar (two druids), Keat. ii 1398 . 1420 . eithiér mór is eithier bec | matan i n-Imlech Aii | imolle a lecht la haíi, RC xxiii 324 § 9 . Aimergin Iargiunnuch isse romarb da ethíar [i] n-Imlech Ae, 324. 25 Comm. Cf. Druim da E. Dromahaire Hog. Onom.