arsanta

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adj (arsan) old, ancient: na feallsamain a.¤ , Ir. Astr. Tr. 146.3 . imchellta in loch . . . o shenchaillig a.¤ , Alex. 695 . senōir naom-a.¤ `a holy old man', Fl. Earls 126.6 isna faiblibh arsantaibh, BNnÉ 78 § 152 . a n-éadaighe a.¤ worn-out clothes, TSh. 6958 .

As subst. is amlaid sin indisid ardsanta na mBretan, Todd Nenn. 70.9 (= arsatai, BB 207b27 ). arsanda . . . side, IT ii2 103.20 . do reir dligi[d] eg (= ic) arsantaib, Laws i 282.25 Comm. do reir na na.¤ , ii 94.8 Comm. Note also (perh. by conflation with arsatae): do reir na narsatan, Laws v 212.26 Comm. ; 284.15 Comm. ceasta . . . na narsatan, Ir. Astr. Tr. 2.16 .