oblaire

Cite this: eDIL s.v. oblaire or dil.ie/33388

n io,m. (cf. obull) a juggler or rhymester? the tenth or lowest class of poet , Laws i 44 - 6 (see RC xxviii 19 ); acc. to IT iii 65 § 132 - §4 the lowest of the three classes of `doírbaird' or `fográda filed', below the `tamun' and the `drisiuc'; not however mentioned among the eight classes of `doírbaird' given ib. p. 5 . His specific composition was the `buaingnech', IT iii 65 § 134 (where for olbaire read oblaire). secht sceoil oc in oblaire, Laws i 46.2 , cf. v 64.8 . do druith, do oblaire (.i. fuirseoir), i 156.31 . do druthaib ┐ caintib ┐ oblairaib, iii 24.6 . osna foghradhaib filid .i. tamhan, drisic, oblaire, H. 3.18 p. 644a ( O'C. 1442 ). dā mhac rig . . . rop aiti maitius [amus v.l.] malle | eisdrecht ocus obhloire, Acall. 3183. Cf. oblóir.