graig

Cite this: eDIL s.v. graig or dil.ie/26490
Last Revised: 2019

Forms: graigi

n i, m. and f. IGT Decl. § 45 . horses (coll.) : maith graig (groidh, MS) dorat damh rem lá, ACL iii 304 III § 3 . co ro hairmither ... feur fo cossaib greghae ┐ groigh Meic Lir la maur-anfini (sic) `till the blades of grass under horses' feet be counted, and the horses of the Son of Ler in a sea-storm,' RC xii 104.14 , 15 . serrach da gach groigh, BNnÉ 265 § 230 . n p. na graigi , Trip.² 496 . graighi ┐ alma bo (graigte v.l.), Trip. i 303.1 . co téighdis groigthi ┐ imirgecha ar in eighrid `so that studs and droves used to go on the ice,' RC xviii 30.14 . g p. rī Laigen līn ngraidhe, ZCP viii 108.4 . grēchach a ngreg aga nguin `the screams of their horses at being wounded,' ZCP i 366.15 . gan ghraifne greagh without horse-racing, Ériu viii 192.23 . gin coicill fheola dam ná graighedh (graidhedh , MS), ZCP i 266.22 . bainni a ngroighedh ┐ a lairthech `studs and mares,' ib. 23 . d p. cia noberthea itir graigib hErind `though it had been brought among the studs of Ireland,' Ériu v 30.14 . d'eachraidh áloinn ... ┐ do greghoip ... dognī eachraidh mór do na Rōmhānchaibh, Fl. Earls 182.14 . ? atá Temhair gan a tuar, atá fo gredhaibh a gael, ACL iii 304 III § 6 . Fig. groigh Meic Lir the horses of Mac Lir (a kenning for waves), RC xii 104 § 148 . groig Mic [Lir ar] in faitchi, Comp. CC 81 § 13 . Of a single horse : minic leis aisdear ar groigh (groidh, MS), ZCP viii 228.14 . ar mhuin groighe duinn, IGT Decl. ex. 1249 . Of persons : is e lín in grega glaen | claenne Eua acus Adaim, MacCarthy 26.4 .