tenchor

Cite this: eDIL s.v. tenchor or dil.ie/40488

Forms: t.

n ā, f. tongs, pincers, forceps: t.¤ gl. forceps, Sg. 70a8 . dobidgad G. asin tenchar (—air, Y) na gaéi ... a gobaib [na] tenchaire, Corm. 32 nescoit. bruth romor is in tenchoir, LU 1878 . airnissi in gobann ... eter bulgu ┐ urddu ┐ tenchoir, Rawl. 138a20 . benaid a fhulta co tenchair dib (sic leg.), PH 993 . [toradh] a uird ┐ a indeona ┐ a duirn ┐ a thendchore, TBC-LL¹ 962 . teannchair do chuirp dom chognamh, Aithd. D. 92.14 . feidhm teanchaire i dtigh gabhonn, TD 19.16 . Of a person: d'Eóghan Óg ... aoin teanchair ghliadh na nGaoidheal, TD 26.48 . a theanchuir ghriosaighi an ghráidh, Ériu ix 10.113 . caer aithleaghtha iaruinn a mbél na teancairi, Oss. v 84.18 . béid a theanchuiridh sin ... dór fhíorghlan, Exodus xxv 38 . Med. muna ndechaidh an cloch amach mar sin tarraing hí le tenchair (lithotomy), O'Gr. Cat. 271.11.