osair, (osar)

Cite this: eDIL s.v. osair, (osar) or dil.ie/34053

n f. (variant form of esair?) a litter, bed (of rushes, etc.): ro ort Blathnat . . . orgain ossar cēt [i] nglind, ZCP ix 199 ( LL 169b56 = osar, BB 378a40 ), i.e. a [death-]bed for a hundred, see p. 336 ; in Metr. Dinds. iii 254 Gwynn reads: ós Airget-Glind. a raithnech . . . ní hosair fir fuagarta `no bed for an outlaw', BS 80.23 . ? fig. cuairt ngaisi, gnuisi escai, osair airechta (of a judge), ZCP xii 364.26 .

Compds. osairchosair cethora ṅdrong ndeichenbair a litter- couch for forty, TBC-LL¹ 2339 , cf. certchossair cethri ndrong ndechenbair, BDD 87. ¤lár: ro leacc é for osarlar an átha, TBC-LL¹ 3903 St. a n-osarlar an atha, ZCP x 293.27 . Cf. Eng. `bed of a river'. ¤lepa a litter-couch : feis ar osarleaba urluachra, ZCP x 280.13 (= osarleabaidh, viii 550.22 ). sciath . . . ara thoilledh osa airdleabaidh [leg. osairleaba] teora ṅdrong ndeiceanmhoir, 279.20 , cf. TBC-LL¹ 2339. ¤lind: go ttarla C.C. fo osairlindtibh an atha, ZCP x 295 z .