caimper

Cite this: eDIL s.v. caimper or dil.ie/7781

 

n o, m. (perh. Germanic loanword, see O.E.D. s.v. camp, kemp , etc.) champion : caimpar .i. comlainntec[h], Corm. Y 376 . c.¤ .i. coimlonti .i. fer is gnath ac imguin i cain, O'Curry 92 ( H 3.18, 66b ). c.¤ .i. comhlainnteach no fear comhlainn, O'Cl. c.¤ .i. fear morchomhlainn, amhail dhearbhas an file isin rann: ní sain c.¤ is einirt, ib.; cf. ni sáin caimpear is inirt (.i. fear mor-chomhlainn), Hard. ii 298.5 . c.¤ io[mgon]a im comhlaidh a thighe, Ériu xiii 14.22 . Cf. camper .i. daghlaoch, nó fer roe [.i.] cathaighe quoting this ex., O'Dav. 376 . geub do erriud caimpir imbat, RC xi 131.62 . Cf. campar.