báethar

Cite this: eDIL s.v. báethar or dil.ie/5146

Forms: báethair, baethar

n [o, n.]. Also báethair f. (1 báeth) rashness, rash course, audacity; folly: cath i Conach—garg baethar, SG ii 492.37 . crābud ar bith nī baethar (: sāethar), ZCP vi 264 § 3 . bá sí tra báethir dogéni Cu Ch. . . ., LU 9135 ( FB 88 ). ra érig H. . . . ara baethair baísi ┐ ara luagaill rebartha, LL 31761 ( TTr. 950 ). [? truagh] an bhaethair, Flower Cat. 509.12 ( Eg. 92, 9b ) = baethar, Abbott-Gwynn 59.23 ( H 1.15, 939 ). dá chéat bó ar bhaethair `lowing', Leb. Cert. 48.5 (`in heat (?)' Plummer MS. notes).