bochtan

Cite this: eDIL s.v. bochtan or dil.ie/6257

n (-án ?) measure (of milk, etc.) amounting to `twelve times the full of a hen-egg' (see Laws i cited below): seilind ┐ b.¤ ais maith `a `seland' and a `bochtan' of good milk', Mon. Tall. 155.34 . b.¤ de chormaim no medg-usce, Rule of Tallaght 66 § 9 . prim-b. di as maith, Ériu vii 140 § 6. b.¤ di blathaich no fothnu, 142 § 7. tri tomhais bheag dar bh'ainm b.¤ do lionn `three fills of a small measure called a `b.¤' of ale', Rule of Tallaght 26 § 43. na dlegait biathad acht b.¤ , Laws i 106.2 .i. . . . lan eini in boicht in fodlain in meisrin . . . lan eini in bochtain do loim .i. lestar bec ┐ da lan dec uidi circi isedh teit ind, 23 Comm.