rusa

Cite this: eDIL s.v. rusa or dil.ie/35803
Last Revised: 2013

n f.? (cf. rus) modesty, chastity : fiadnaise . . . nad reanad a ced-rusa (.i. noco recait eínígh a cetmuindtire) `that she did not sell her first modesty', Laws iv 8.21 . rusa .i. feile: a cetrusa .i. a feile .i. cedmuintera fialadh na tiagat co cele at[h]arruch; ite mna . . . conoat a fele, H 3.18 p. 385a ( O'Curry 848 ).