claidemnas

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n u, m. See Éigse xiv 132 . metrical term for a word or verse-line of seven syllables: claidemnus in sechtmad dēach .i. claidem manus .i. na lāime . . . seacht ndēalt dano fil i claidemnus, ut est fīanamailecharadard, Corm. Y 447 (p. 38.4, 7). c.¤ .i. claidebh manus .i. manus lamh ┐ claidebh na laimi in slindean: ┐ is e in sechtmad dialt, Auraic. 1425 . oenfidh . . . i ndialt, . . . a secht i c.¤ , 1217 . claidemnus dā, ut est: Atta cara cobolcaín / damsa for maig lagen lir, IT iii 49.1 . cloindmanus, 21 § 65 (claidemnus, v.l.). casbairdne . . . .iiii. randa indide ┐ cloindbinnius in cach raind, 11.8 . cloindbindus i cechtar de; ocht ndialt fichet son, IT iii 11 § 15 (claidemnus, v.l.; i.e. a stanza of four seven-syllabled lines).