forbannach

Cite this: eDIL s.v. forbannach or dil.ie/23356

 

adj o-ā (forbann) overstrict (?), unduly ceremonious (?); superstitious, false, vain (of doctrine, rites, etc.). fāith f.¤ (druids' description of St. Patrick), Trip. 32.31 (330) . sechim in crabuid forbannaig fil ocut (said by a heathen to a Christian) PH 2349 . nirbo adbclossach f.¤ daronnadh in caingean sin, CCath. 1162 (of union of Cato and Marcia; vanaque carentia pompa Luc. Phars. ii 352 ). corp ... gentlide nobertha co f.¤ dia adnocul (= cum superstitioso funere) Lat. Lives 93 . formolta fasa forbannacha extravagant MR 190.5 .