forscrath

Cite this: eDIL s.v. forscrath or dil.ie/23911

n stripping off the surface soil or turf (?): slan don ti claides an mein ... acht na roib f.¤ fuithi `provided there is no stripping of the sward' Laws iii 202.19 . Cf. mod. scrath (` green sod, turf ' P. O'C. , etc.), scraith. But see next.