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n o, m. (cf. W. or `limit, border').

(a) a limit, boundary, extreme , in wide sense: or .i. imeall, O'Cl. oir .i. imell, Lec. Gl. 428. corrici in n-or (gl. ad summum eius, Psalms xviii 7 ), Ml. 42c27 . a dā hor, a dā himal, Laws i 106.26 Comm. co huasal .i. na ngrad .i. co hor (i.e. the highest limit), iii 16.5 Comm. Esp. confine, frontier of a terri- tory, etc.: co hor críchi, TBC-LL¹ 813. doluid . . . sech or nUlad, Lat. Lives 3.7 . is dith legind ocus scol | don Erinn dara hor, Fél. 198.32 . ? dechain ro dechsat . . . | re hoir in maighi mongruaidh, ZCP viii 63 § 28. comaillfithir d'Eirinn | idail dara hora, ACL iii 240 § 1. co huru Alba the shores of A., Metr. Dinds. iii 104.18 . la hor betha búain, LU 9985 = PRIA iii 358 § 39 . ri ro delb . . . hura co derb im thalmain, SR 38. co huru in talman, Alex. 237. i n-oraibh imechtracha in domain, CCath. 2266. Shore (of the sea), bank (of a river), brink, edge (of a pit, etc.): lir co hor, LL 50a3 ( Hail Brigit § 16 ). for ur in mara, CCath. 1641. for or abha, ZCP iv 468 § 6. co rriacht huru na haba, Metr. Dinds. iii 290.55 . do ur inn ātha, TBC-LL¹ 3777. for ur in chuthi, PH 1225. ós ur preh. as prepositional phrase over, above (cf. ós chiunn) in: as ur na Bóinne, CRR § 26 . iar nglanadh do ṡlogh ... os ur na habhann, AFM vi 2032.15 . os ur eassa ruaidh, AFM vi 2030.z . ōss ur Bruigni Da Cogæ 'above Bruiden Da Choca', BDC 120.244 . ós ur in Broga, Aided M. 3.87 . Side, edge (of a road, etc): ar or na sliged, PH 4409. ar or na cēidhe, ZCP vi 35.9 . ba [= fo] hur cairrgi, LL 298b11 . don abhainn baí la hur an bhaile, AFM vi 2120.26 . Of other things, edge, border : dar or n-inneóni, TBC-LL¹ 1880 ( LU 6395 ).

or i n-or from end to end : ro ṡír hÉrinn or i n-or, Metr. Dinds. ii 66.17 . torann Eireann or ind or, AFM i 116.16 . a hur i n-or, LL 135a49 . or fri or side by side, alongsides : imraiset gusan luing go mbatar or fri hor, Hugh Roe 10.1 (f. 2b) .

(b) border, hem (of a garment)? cethri ora umaidi ar cech brat, TFerbe 24 (leg. óa? see 3 ó). brat . . . fo oraib corcra, TBC-LL¹ 5500 St. da mhaelasa co n-oraibh ōrdha, ZCP xiii 170.36 (perh. a different word, see for).

Compd. ri dororainn . . . inn eclais n-orhuill wide-boundaried, spacious, SR 4214. ? ind Orderg (name of a shield), Ériu iv 28.6 .