glasen

Cite this: eDIL s.v. glasen or dil.ie/26010
Last Revised: 2019

 

Forms: gla(i)sín, glaisine, glainsine

n (n s. also gla(i)sín and glaisine, see Cáin Ad. § 52 . Laws iv 276.6 ). ā, f.

a plant used in dying; a plant yielding a blue dye; the dye extracted from woad : glasen gl. sandyx, Sg. 69a28 (see EIF 267 ). Cf. Quandam enim herbam ortensem antiqui habebant, nomine glassen, ex cuius succo tincturam pannorum ... faciebant , V. SS. Hib. i 95 § 27 . n s. Angelica ┐ anagailicus .i. glasen coille, ACL i 335.88 ; 61 . in ghlaisin coille (gl. barba silvana), ib. 341.40 . asara .i. glasin lena (= gariofila agrestis), ib. 330.7 . ásfaid in glassen, RC xiii 462 § 63 . ni dernad ... glaisin bhudh commaith ria, ar cidh edach Ceniuil Fiachrach uili doberthi ina hiarcain (leg. iarcaui? after-cup?) nos-gormfadh (of the dye), Lism. L. 4079 . lin ocus glaisin, Laws ii 370.30 Comm. glainsine (sic), iv 276.8 Comm. fasta[d] iarcae in datha .i. corcair no glaisin, O'Dav. 1295 . fri bratt ngorm, | glan a glaissin, Bruchst. i § 23 . d s. and a s. dofeotar cáircha glassin na rigna ate the queen's woad, RC xiii 460 § 63 . na mill umam ... in nglaisin, Lism. L. 4078 . rug L. in ngúbreith isin glaisin, Dinds. i § 35 ( RC xv 283 ). fon roid ┐ glaisīne ┐ sep, Cáin Ad. § 52 . guirmidir gas do glaisin blue as a sprig of woad, Ériu iv 96 § 14 . g s. trian a cruib glaisne, Laws ii 372.17 . i n-aimsir buana na glaisni, 418.5 Comm. oc denumh glaisne, Lism. L. 4063 . lomrad na cairech il-lomrad na glasne, RC xiii 462.2 .

Compd. ¤gort a field of woad: hi llomrad glassenguirt na rīgna, ZCP viii 311.30 .