2 ranc

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 2 ranc or dil.ie/34798

 

n m. (late Romance loan-word).

(a) a rank (of a battalion, etc.): an tan doníthí deich gcipe nó deich rangca . . . do bhíodh baránta ar gach rangc díobh, Keat. ii 5171 . gur thuit an reidsiment . . . `na rángaibh [sic leg.], Rel. Celt. ii 192.10 . cuid dá ranncaibh Flann is Fearadach `in their ranks are F. and F.', Ó Bruad. iii 130.7 .

(b) rank, high position : an lá do baineadh le F. rannc do Ráif when R. was deprived of his rank by F. , Ó Bruad. iii 118.2 .