reb

Cite this: eDIL s.v. reb or dil.ie/34873

n ā, f. meaning doubtful, apparently sport, game (of various kinds, esp. feats of skill or strength); in pl. feats, tricks. aenreab .i. aen-cleas, H 3.18 p. 531 . reabh .i. cleas, O'Cl.

óen-reb leó uli .i. gabaid cach fer díb rind a claidib eter a dá mér ┐ imdacuiret imma mér, etc., BDD 76 . is sí reb dogniat día claidbib, 95 . focheird cach fer a brat immáraile. . . . Nis dérbaind día ndáil ind reb sin `that feat does not hinder them from their skinking' (of the cupbearers of Tara), 107 , 108 . iṅgnad reb ┐ abairt ┐ adabair dogní, TBC-I¹ 1796 ( LU 6298 ), cf. TBC-LL¹ 2457 . ro both ocond reib sin ┐ ocond abairt on tráth co' raile, TBC-I¹ 1418 (of an interchange of stone missiles between two warriors). segoind ar reb (.i. cleas), ZCP v 485 § 4 (B. na f.). gan reb chatha do corugud (of warriors in retreat), TTébe 2977 . ba sed a reba ┐ abairti, LL 266b33 ( MU 32.18 ) (of magic feats performed by the Dagda). cia bet na righ fri reba, | a feba nitat buana, ZCP ix 166 § 4 . na madaid re reba dogs at their tricks (?), ACL iii 240 z (prophecy of lawless times). a Midir na reb ra-glan `of the splendid feats', Metr. Dinds. iii 350.43 . hi Ráith Crúachan na reb réid `of lightsome sports', 464.55 . aenach na rebh ro-ghuinech, BB 401a42 . Rudraige ruire na reb, Ériu viii 16.19 . ruiri reb richid (of the Deity), SR 7828 , cf. rí na réb, Fen. 228 . Of magical feats or properties of things: is bés dí ind reb sin, BDD 129 (of a spear which emits flames). is iṅgnad reba ┐ abarta dogní in tṡleg, TBC-LL¹ 5191 . ? bid lat cech ní imrega, | cech tír cit réidi reba, Trip. 112.16 = Trip.² 1278 (promise of angel to S. Patrick). cid dogni suairc sirach sēt | isind aidchi fri riad reb? (:gel) SR 7915 (of the earth?). mar atchualá Euá in sain | reba adchossain Adaim outbursts (?) of reproach , 1718 (= amal itchuala E. athcosan Adaim, MacCarthy 66.19 ). sernnaid sreith 'mond eclais . . . for son (= ar son, Wortk. 201 ) reilgce co rebaib | do anartaib oen-gelaib, 4411 (command to Levites in service of the Tabernacle; actively, nimbly ? or joyfully ?).

Compd. ¤tromm: airgfea Reacraind rebtruim ruaidh, `das kampflustige R.', Bruchst. i § 33 ( IT iii 88 § 105 ).