1 grend

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n ā, f. (?) (? = gré Ériu xxxii 77 ) beard, hair, bristles : grend .i. gruaid-finn .i. find ngrūaide, Corm. Y 728 . grenn quasi genn. genos enim graece barba interpretatur , O'Mulc. 645 . Tuirenn Beggreann .i. grenn beg bhói fair .i. ba beg a ulcha, Cóir Anm. § 155 . atcessa guib co n-grennaibh, AU i 296.3 (an. 808) . uindsi a caput fliuch (gl. lán) do greann (.i. finnfa), ZCP v 484 § 7 = iii 378.15 . g s. (?) fér des rogrinde .i. fesóg, O'Dav. 759. a s. is de ro ordaigh a grinn don féor, ib. = LL 186b9 ; Rawl. 108a7 . maolais an greann adhuathmar bái fuirre `lowered its horrible bristles,' BNnÉ 8 § 27 . ? Fig. os do denum sidha rachum, ni biadh greann coguidh oruind since we are going to make peace, we shall not wear the trappings of war, ZCP vi 71.29 . grenn grainemhail gaiscidh ugly fighting-accoutrements, Stair Erc. 1536 . greann .i. ulcha no fésóg, O'Cl. ? grend snechta fān aimsin ann, Irish Texts ii 33 § 14 .

Compds. ¤ḟoltach bearded (?) : Gaillmilid garga ... grennfoltac[h]a na Gaillia, CCath. 5369 . ? ¤gal : cét cath for Ulltaibh gren[n]ghail, Cóir Anm. 111 . ¤líath : folt garbh grendliath (v.l. to grelíath, gleliath) fair rough, grey bristling hair on him, TBC-LL¹ p. 775 n. 3 . TBC-I¹ 3283 . ¤mothar : con-a ngreann-mothraib goiscidi `with their proud tufted beards (?),' MR 180.10 .