fésóc

Cite this: eDIL s.v. fésóc or dil.ie/21792

Forms: fesog, fésóga, fesóige

n ā, f. (dim. of 2 fés) a beard: fesog (gl. barba), Ir. Gl. 47 . f.¤ grennach, findfad liath, Thr. Ir. Gl. 11 s.v. crontṡaile. [a] fesoc no a n-ulca na fear, Laws iii 354.8 Comm. an uair tuc lam tar a agaid ni ḟuair finda n-ulchan na fésóige fuirre, Anecd. i 76.19 . moethmaccoemh ōg gan ulchain gan ḟésoig, TBC-LL¹ 2264 . do bhí féasóg ar bhfás air (humorously, of bad butter) TD 37.2 . grúag mo chinn ┐ mféusóige, Ezra ix 3 . pl. fésóga, 2 Samuel x 5 . Longgabarbi asa tuicther lucht na fesoc bfoda, ZCP xiii 180.10 . Cf. creach na fésoicce la Tighernán Ua Ruairc, AFM ii 1040.21 . Cf. n.l. Leaca·na fesóige `the name of a hillside near Bantry' ACL i 183 .