rannaire

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Forms: rannaire

n io, m. a dispenser, butler, carver, one who divides and distributes solid food, esp. meat, at meals: liaig is dálem . . . rechtaire, randaire (household of Temair), Metr. Dinds. i 24.158 . rannaire, LL 29b47 . dobretha a cuit . . . tíagait na randairi dia raind, LU 8968 ( FB 72 ; randairige, Eg.). ataregat ind rannaire do raind in bíd, LU 8191 ( FB 14 ). tancatar rannaire ra raind ┐ deogbairi ri dáil, LL 263a47 ( MU 12.14 ). ronnaire I Chonnchubhair, JRSAI ii 346.3 . do ronnairidhibh ┐ do dháileamhnaibh, Keat. ii 5341 . Fig. nip rannaire rúamnae góe a dispenser of painted falsehood , ZCP xi 83 § 38 , cf. LL 293b49 , 346b35 ; quoted H 4.22 p. 67a ( O'Curry 2065 ): rannaire .i. dathotōir, ut est ni-ba rannaire rúman goa (a false inference).