2 ferach

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 2 ferach or dil.ie/21670

adj f.¤ (ferech v.l.) cách co cresine, Tec. Corm. § 31.7 ; ` ferocious ', a deriv. fr. Lat. ferox, Meyer; but perhaps high-spirited ( < fer), `every man is a blade till he turns to religion,' i.e. the `ógláech' becomes later an `athláech cille .'