greithíne

Cite this: eDIL s.v. greithíne or dil.ie/26583
Last Revised: 2013

 

n (dimin. of grech, greth a nut-shell?): fri tascur n-imhais īar mBōind no greithine .i. bolcc i mbafuilnge grīan forna luibip, Anecd. v 25 n. 7 . According to Breatnach more likely a corruption of Gréine, the river Graney in Co. Clare, Ériu xxxii 87 .