aistire

Cite this: eDIL s.v. aistire or dil.ie/2521

Forms: aistreóir

n m. (Lat. ostiarius. See Vendr. Lex.). Also aistreóir (aistire + agent suffix -óir Celtica xxi 232 ). doorkeeper in a monastery (whose duties included ringing of the bell and later custodian of the keys to the monastery and probably in control over the commercial dealing in the monastic town Ríocht na Midhe viii 17 ): S. . . . a astire, Trip.² 3129 = S. a fer bein in chluic, FM i 136.3 . gabaid in t-a.¤ for gressacht in erluma, Fél.² cxvii 2. vii.1 . liachtóir, vii. 1 . na.¤ (lowest of the ecclesiastical orders), LL 373b32 . ro bean in ta.¤ moch-trath in clog `sacristan', BNnÉ 39 § 76 . roben aistri L. a clogc, BColm. 96.13 . Maonach a.¤ Cenannsa, FM ii 744.12 . seacht ngraid eacalso liachtreoir, aistreoir . . ., Laws v 22.1 . ticc an tais- treōir gussna heochrachaibh, Fl. Earls 52.6 .