borg

Cite this: eDIL s.v. borg or dil.ie/6409

n o, m. (med. Lat. loanword, Bidrag 121 ) `seems to mean the outer circumvallation round a `ráth',' O Daly, Celtica v 190 . Usu. fort; (fortified) town, city; castle: atbath b.¤ (brog, brocc, v.ll.) tromm Temra, Fél. Prol. 165. b.¤ Aillinne úallach, 189 . b.¤ Emna, 193 . ro lín burgu (burcu, brugu, v.ll.) betha, 140 . liss aurslocthi. Búirg (i subscr.) fáenbéla (rhet.), LU 8715 ( FB 53 ). dar a dorus in mórbuirg (: uird), TFerbe 842 . cuirt no borcc gl. curta, Sg. 57a6 . aball . . . ō burg Etāile dianit ainm Abellanium, Corm. Y 1272. orofalnamar ara betha borgcaib (rhet.) since we ruled o'er the strongholds of the world, Corp. Gen. 79.12 . nírbo b.¤ (brog, broc, borb, v.ll.) báeth ar bruidin (of Tara), Metr. Dinds. i 32.2 . In fanciful n. loc. roselt ar B. mBúredach / brudne Da Dergae turchomruc (rhet.), LU 7279 (BDD). dimbúaid sceóil / fartbi ecland / la b. dubaithech (rhet.), 8943 ( FB 71 ).

Compd. ba borg-bile co mbodb-ṡlait `a castle like a trunk' (of Tara), Metr. Dinds. i 28.14 .