1 amsach

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 amsach or dil.ie/3219

adj o, ā (amsae) hired out as a mercenary, on military service: alaile ócláech a.¤ , LU 1672 . As subst. o, [m.] = amus: Cathal . . . riga.¤ Erend the leading mercenary of I., Cog. 82.12 . amsaig Conchobhair immi, IT i 75.20 (Lg.). inneoch ro marbsatar d'ocaib ┐ d'amsachaib, LL 241b30 ( TTr. 1853 ). Aed . . . na n-abasach (a.¤ v.l.), Acall. 3643 . mór n-a.¤ cóem, Met. Dinds. iii 148.2 . amsaig ┐ anraid Alban, MR 48.15 . tigerna a.¤ Erend, Cog. 168.23 . gan do shluagh aige acht amhsuidh ┐ giollanraidh, Keat. iii 1107 .