altan

Cite this: eDIL s.v. altan or dil.ie/3025

n [ā], f. (cf. 2 ailt) sharp blade, razor: dund altain gl. novaculae, Ml. 72b14 . dun altin, 72b9 . amal in n-altain n-áith gl. sicut rasorium acutum, 72b8 . altan .i. ail teind dia tecma, Corm. Y 68 . amal bíd co n-altain noberthá, LU 5679 (TBC). a.¤ ┐ demés ┐ cir, BB 210a35 . finda na grúaidi fácbus an a.¤ dia hése, RC xvi 89.8 . gérither a.¤ berrtha, MR 20.3 . ringcne do theidm gan altain (.i. fēsóg do gherra[dh] gan sgīan berrtha) (B. na f.), ZCP v 488 § 3 . a.¤ scene very sharp knife, ZCP iii 3.10 . ailtan sgeine, L. Chl. Suibhne 26 . dá chlaidheamh dég mar ealtain, BR 242.12 . da craisech . . . co naithgeri a.¤ , CCath. 5304 . mar altain d'aithle a hoirnimh, Dán Dé xxv 22 . fiacla . . . mur ailtn[a]- duib gera glas iarainn, ZCP i 127.26 .