2 tascar

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 2 tascar or dil.ie/40181

Forms: Tascur

n o, m. Cf. Ped. ii 615.

(a) company, band, retinue, particularly of a king or other dignitary: tasgur .i. muinn- ter, O'Dav. 1606. tascor .i. tionól, muinntear, no imirce, O'Cl. ní bu brónach int oscur `the company was not sorrow- ful,' Thes. ii 334.2 (but cf. Ped. ad loc. cit.). log n-einech cacha tascair co tri tascuru, Laws v 240.10 Comm. ri tuaithe co tascraib, H.3.18, 247 ( O'C. 473 ). [e]slān taur- bad[a ?] tascuir rīg `der Entschuldigungsgrund durch die Ankunft des Königs macht nicht bussfrei,' ZCP xv 332.y . Cf. O'Dav. 1501. ni fuilngiter taurrana ┐ tascuir ri[g], Ériu xii 12.5 (the transl. `arrival' (see note) does not seem supported by the exx.). athgabail briugaid ar lin a tascair, Laws i 194.z . ba búaid tlossa ocus tascair, Met. Dinds. iii 54.19 . ar méd do tarscuir ┐ ar lin do daine (? leg. dáme), Hib. Min. 66.7 .

(b) company, band of soldiers: fair tuc cen táth a thascur | Rí na ráth `upon it Rí ... brought his cavalcade,' Met. Dinds. iii 452.23 . tasccar albanach do theacht i ttír, FM vi 1974.10 .

(c) an expedition from across the sea, hence frequ. glossed by coblach fleet: tascor .i. cobhlach, O'Cl. im dingbail tascuir lir, keeping off sea raiders, Laws i 122.15 . tascor mara, Harl. 5280, 46b (Plummer MS. notes). ticc tasccar (.i. coblach) air, co morbruth, | d'fine ferrdha Fomoruch, Leb. Gab. 50.7 . tasccar murchoblach, Hugh Roe 94.29 . Of the invasion of Meic Míled: iar tascur mac Miled, LL 167b9 . tascor mac Miledh tar muir (.i. coblach. tasccur .i. do muir. dám .i. do thír), Leb. Gab. 272.8 . tarrscur tireach ... | mac Mileadh, BB 36b32 . gach dana ... gach calma ... tasgar Mac Milidh `is of the colony of,' MS. Mat. 580.11 .

As n.pr. Tea ┐ Tascur ┐ Tualaing, TBC² 1678.