1 gúaire

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n hair (of animals), bristles ; a bristle : gūaire .i. ... gairci, Corm. Y 729 . innus con-anfad ubull fortamail ... for gach gūaire garb gráinemail dī, Fianaig. 66.8 . guaire aitenndai fair, Lism. L. 3798 . o'tchuala an peisd iat, ... adracht a guairi fuirre, ib. 2212 . finn ar guairi cullaigh allaidh, IT iii1 86 § 85 . guaire .i. folt fionn, Metr. Gl. 16 § 41 (see ZCP vii 365 ). guaire .i. folt, O'Cl. aighidh (gach air) gid act go nguaire glantair, Ériu xiii 13.5 = aigead gach airgit acht gu nguaire glantair, O'Curry 1877 ( 23 P 3 21 [23]b ) ; gl. amail a dath fein d'aghaid in airgit acht go nglantar he gu nguaire muici, Ériu xiii 58.13 . Of an eyelash : nó​ go ndúin an guaire ag Gofraidh | 'mun súil 'until Gofraidh's bristle closes about his ... eye', Giolla Brighde 58 § 19 .​ ? To this : noesbla .i. crich inacoisce guire noise no seasca i fidh no a muig, Laws iv 142.23 = crich inchoisce guaire noise no sesca a boundary which hair of ... or dry stock serves to define (?), O'Curry 33 ( H 3.18, 14a ). a bristle used by shoemakers : an guaire shnadhmuigh a lasca 's a sála | guaire clúimh, ITS iii 102.25 , 26 (2nd ed.).