casar

Cite this: eDIL s.v. casar or dil.ie/8306

Forms: caisre

n ā, f., later also with k-inflection. a p. caisre, BNnÉ 111 § 50 . hail(-shower); lightning, flash: casair .i. tene ghealain, Ériu xiii 75 § 191 . casair .i. cioth, O'Cl. is cotarsnae aicned in tened fri cassair `contrary to hail', Ml. 146a3 . cen chasir, cen snechta, LU 2292 ( FA 35 ). tusfúabart cassar mór and, 11037 . fo chasrachaib, SR 8170 . for cinn na casra, 8308 . casra troma ailchide ` hail-storms ', Ériu ii 196 § 10 . rofhear frois fair anocht do chasair thire tairrngaire, Anecd. ii 6.5 . nos dortend . . . in c.¤ ┐ in toirneach . . . forro, Aen. 729 . caora ┐ casracha (of fireworks), Fl. Earls 188.7 . plág na casrach fona fíneamnaib `plague of hail', Celtica iv 24.329 . ? cruaidh cassaír fínd, BB 39b24 ( Oss. v 237 ). Fig. cassra tocaid ina ré prosperity in showers, ZCP xii 234 § 48 . céile d'ar chóir casra to whom showers (of tears) are due, Caithr. Thoirdh. 47.z . c.¤ theined flash, flame of lightning, fire : ro leicc casair thinedh . . . dia hindsaidhi (of serpent), Grail 2935 . ilar casrach ṅgarbthened, SR 902 . sruth casracha teínead, TTebe 1297 . casracha tenntighi, Grail 3739 . Compd. cassairchetha caor ccróidhercc `volleys', AFM vi 2130.5 . cessaingalar (sic) = grando, Lat. Lives 99.4 . See casal.