airsaire

Cite this: eDIL s.v. airsaire or dil.ie/2377
Last Revised: 2019

n name for some kind of unpleasant noise, din, clatter(?): for lār tigi i fail a.¤ fodla, Ériu xix 83 § 11 . a.¤ fodhla .i. áit ambí gáir fán roinn, O'Cl. cāinti a cane .i. o choin, ar is anble ┐ aursaire a ndan dib līnaib, O'Mulc. 202 . is oc Tuaith Dé arrícht ilach ┐ éigem ┐ airsaire ... airsaire ar ainble 'it is the Tuath Dé who invented war-cry and outcry and tumult ... tumult in iniquity', BBCS xxxix 28 § 8 . As n. pr. Broimm . . . Ochsud ┐ Ersaire, the three `drúith' of the Tromdám, LL 3446 . See comirsire.