gaisced

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n o, m. IGT Decl. § 11.

(a) weapons, arms (coll.), armour: gaisced lasin íngin the maiden was armed, TBC-I¹ 36 ( LU 4522 ). ga gasced irragam ifesta? ... Let-su do roga gaiscid ... thou shalt have thy choice of weapons, TBC-LL¹ 3568 . gebis F. a gasced, 5964 . ní ba cath co n-gaisciud ... acht bid cath co m-briathraib, FB 21 ( LU 8275 ). dlighidh gaiscedh inraic ina eneclann, Laws iv 348.24 . tairmchellsat gascid fer n-Ulad ón dorus díarailiu, FB 55 ( LU 8737 ). tri gascid úasaib hi fraig, BDD 118 . cet srian cet ngaisced, O'Curry 784 ( H 3.18, 367a ). connā tērna nī dona .V. gaiscedaib dēc fifteen sets of arms, TBC-I¹ 556 . gaiscedh no timthach, Laws iv 350.3 . gaisced .i. ga ┐ sciat[h], ii 256.14 ; O'Mulc. 631 (see O'Rahilly, EIHM 461 ). gaisced fern (? sic leg.: fer, MS) ┐ fōebar offensive and defensive armour (i.e. shield and sword), TBC-I¹ 3573 . foracaibsi doside ┐ día thúaith a ngaisced fora n-ottraigib, ocus can a n-uilc do dígail dóib (a curse, i.e. that their weapons shall be flung on the midden-heap unused and abandoned), LU 3117 ( SG 237.12 ). aingel Dé fors-in gaisced ic diten ... in phopuil `an angel ... in battle-array' (?), PH 5757 . for-ling a gaiscead dia chobair, BDD² 511 . ferann gaiscid sword-land (= tír claidib): ferand gaisge is diles don tí not cosnand sech cach n-aen isin tuaith, O'Curry 416b . ( H 3.18, 229a ). gaibid g.¤ assumes arms (of a young warrior taking arms for the first time and entering on a warrior's career): inna c[h]ūiced blīadain luid dia chuindchid gasgid ... isinn ochtmad blīadain gabais gaisced, TBC-I¹ 343 . ciped mac dib no gabad gasced, TBC-LL¹ 1089.

(b) Abst. valour, prowess, feats of arms, skill at arms: tria gaisged, Ml. 100b10 . roscaíg do gal ocus do gaisced, FB § 43 ( LU 8569 ). ní tár dot gasciud, TBC-LL¹ 3298 . nī romūin Scāthach do duine rīam in gaisced sin `the use of that weapon' (that feat of arms ?), Ériu i 120.1 . ac foghluim cles n-gaisgidh, TBC-LL¹ p. 111 n. 13 (St.). laich gaili ocus gaiscid, Cog. 52.4 ; 186.21 . Meneru[a] bandei in gaiscid, TTebe 3171 . ro marb triar sund dā cētgaisced, Ériu viii 156.29 . IT i 103.9 . a ṅgaisceda tuc o Scáthaig, Ériu iv 30.7 . adeirthear miles torquatus ré ridire gaiscidh, Keat. ii 6270 . gabhthar leis grádha gaisgidh `orders of chivalry,' TD i 33 .

Compd. ¤mer: ri londmer gaisceadmer (gaiscedach mer, Eg.), TTebe 2846 .