amasc

Cite this: eDIL s.v. amasc or dil.ie/3093

 

Forms: amaisc, amaisce, ). amuisge

n f. Prob. modification of 3 amarc. Also amaisc, amaisce (infl. of uisce ). amuisge m., IGT Decl. § 2 . dregs, lees: bargen ┐ usce no a.¤ no medc-usce, Ériu vii 140 § 3 . amaisc gl. amusca (for amurca ?), Ir. Gl. 251 . aithgin i ndortad in leanna no na hamuisce, O'Curry 1278 (H 3.18, 518). gan amuisce sa aithghein nár blaiseadh do bhríbhéireacht, Ó Bruad. iii 16 ix `without brewing beer', Éigse ix 169 . Fig. nipsa hamusc sochaidi remnant of an army, Anecd. ii 60.8 . Cf. amuisg a stroller, wander[er], rove[r], a perambulator , Celtica vi 68 . lór do dhuine fan digh cuisg / cruine an ḟir um an amuisg, IGT Decl. ex. 1039 . 's go ndeachaidh an tamuisce i meascadh 's i maoilghéire (of a plot), Ó Bruad. iii 20.2 . san Popish plot na loch amuisce, 138 xxx .