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6 fíad n u,m. (cf. 1 fía and 1 fíada) a lord: fíadh .i. tighearna,
fiadh maisi .i. as é tighearna na maise é O'Cl. (is this an
etymological gloss. on Tigernmas ?). g s. (in B. na f.) aidchi
fiado the eve of the Lord ZCP viii 102.12 = adhaigh Domh-
5naidh, Ériu ii 186.9 . do bochdaib an Fiatha, Aisl. Tund.
94 § 3 = ar bochtaib De, p. 121 .

7 fíad n (a variant of biad `food' ? But the word is doubtful)
food: fiadh .i. biadh .i. ubhall ba fó fiadh .i. ubhall ba
maith an biadh, O'Cl. (abhall ba fiadh fo `an apple which
10was good for food
' P.O'C. ). The quot. is from Met. Dinds.
iii 144 : dercu ocus cnú ... ocus uball ba fó fíad (: chíar) ;
`it was a goodly wilding' (see 2 fíad) ; the phrase may be
a cheville, cf. SR 7455 quoted under 1 fía. Cf. further:
dom-airbir f. ¤ fath RC xxvi 16 § 17 , where Stokes gives as
15alternative renderings `thou yieldest to me the food of learning'
and `thou humblest me before knowledge' (1 fíad).

1 fíada n (-o, -u) — nt, m. (orig. a part. pres. = ` Knower '
Stokes RC i 259 ; Ped. ii 103 , cf. Thurn. Hdb. 200 ). The
oldest recorded form is feda, Thes. ii 244.22 (Camb. Hom.).
20 g s. fedot ib. 32 , cf. moéda (gl. .i. mo iada), Fél. Jan. 27
(.i. mo dia no mo fiada maith LB Fél. xxxix ). n s. fíadu
(: píana), Fél. Prol. 86 . fiado Hy vi 16. fiadu ib. ┐ fíadu
SR 6837 . d s. fiadait, Fél. Jan. 14 . g s. fiadat Hy i 14 . Fél.
Mar. 11 , May 30 , etc. v s. fiada Hy i 39 . d s. fiadut, Laws v
25154.26 Comm. (scribal error ?). A lord, master, possessor:
Fergus fiada fairgge, Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 14 § 3 . basa f. ¤ claidib
glais I was lord of a blue blade LL 276b19 . geib lat giallu
cāig | corbat fiadu féig 148a29 = KMMiscell. 260 § 5 . f. ¤
fuilt ḟindbuidi possessor of yellow locks ZCP vi 267.8 . o
30fiadad na ndam owner Laws iii 292 n . in gal ... doniat a
aititin a dā fiadat, a dā tigerna (of dogs) 194.10 . Cf. acht
mad beith a fiadut for aird `if the owner be present' Laws
v 300.9 Comm. aithgin for fiadut, mana ocraid `there is
compensation on [ = due from] the owner if he does not warn
'
35 154.26 Comm Cf. 2 fíada (d). Esp. of God, the Lord
(freq. in Hy and Fél.): fiada .i. deus , O'Mulc. 498 . fiadha
.i. fo-dhia .i. Dia maith, O'Cl. fiadu huas domun Hy vi 7 .
ní ḟil flaith acht fiado fír LL 147b43 (= Fiada, Ériu ix 48.1 ).
in Fiada find fil for nim, Trip. 140.23 . ... Pilait | fua ro
40chés ar Fíada, Fél. Prol. 86 . diar fiadait rontolomar may
we please out Lord
Hy i 35 . la dortacht ar Fíadat findnime
iii 4 . nóebapstal ar Fiadat, Fél. May 30 . omon Fíadat
fear of the Lord ZCP v 499 § 4 . Ériu ii 229.10 . a ndáil
Fiadhatt ZCP viii 197 § 1 . i n-ucht Fiadhat FM i 336
45(poem).

2 fíada n n,m. g s. p. fiadan, n p. —na and —ain. fíadha IGT,
Decl. § 6 . Later also fiadain. (a) a witness; one who bears
testimony: fiadain (gl. testem) Ml 38d11 . curu cen fiadna
contracts without witnesses Bürgschaft § 61 . rancatár ...
50co Úath ... ┐ fíadu o Budi leó LU 9010 ( FB 76 ; `Führer ?'
Wind., but from the context in this and follg. ex. it seems
likely that the f. ¤ accompanied the three champions who
were to be judged by Uath in order to witness and vouch
for their performance in the tests which might be laid on
55them). eircid co tech S. ... ┐ dogena for mbrethugud.
lotar dó ... ┐ focertar fíadain leo LU 8869 ( FB 66 ). innisit
fiadhain witnesses relate FM ii 962.8 . fear tairgille (.i.
aighne), fiadha, fechium `advocate, witness, plaintiff' Laws
i 288.21 Comm. forgellat fiadain coitechta indraice etarru
60`lawful and worthy witnesses bear testimony between them'
ii 332.14 . dā fiadne iv 4.5 Comm . tri fiadne leis ib. 11 .
flaith ... toinges for an ceile ni na bethaiget fiadain nā
senchaide a lord who swears against the tenant a thing which
neither eye-witnesses nor historians support
v 360.7 Comm .
65 cach fiadain a foirgell, Aib. Cuigne 10 ( Arch. iii 226 . ZCP
xvii 48 ). cach snaidm co fiadnaib Aib. Cuigne 44 . foirgell o fiadnaib
`testimony by witnesses' Laws v 366.12 . co n-imecla in
Choimded ... is f. ¤ da cech ḟuigell PH 4155 . da mbet da
ḟiadain ... oc a forgell 3374 . gabaim in grian ina fiadain
70form 2696 . gabaim nem ┐ talam 'na ḟiadnaib form 2728 .
bia pōsadh gan fiagain ZCP x 50.10 . da chomgraid ... im-
meresnad cen fiadnae who dispute without witnesses Ériu
vii 158.30 . tucc fiadhain o Dhia called God to witness BNnÉ
256.22 . Creud as mionna ann? Dia do thogbhail d'fiadhain
75ar an bhfirinne do bheith agad, Luc. Fid. 98.4 . Transf.
of a thing: is e an la cetna bus fiadhu forgill ┐ bus íudic
breithi etramsu ┐ Poimp it is the same day (of battle) that
shall bear witness and decide
CCath. 5060 (hence O'Cl.:
fiadha foirghill .i. fiadhnaise follus). (b) bearing witness;
80 testimony: treōir fa foirglidi oc fiaduin ZCP xiii 16 § 13 .
ní mhairid chum fiaghain linn to bear me witness Oss. iv
176.12 . do réir ḟiadhain [sic] na n-eólach TD 32.33 . go
bhfiadhain d'eolchaibh maithe `as good sages attest' Content.
v 113 . (c) an escort or companion (?): co n-imeochadh ein-
85bhean Ere 'n-a haenar ... gen go mbeith fiadha aga for-
choimed MR 104.4 (or does this belong to 1 fíada ?). Cf. do
chuiredar reisiment ... leis ... mar chungnamh ┐ mar fiadhain
`as an assistance and force' Rel. Celt. ii 182.19 . mór ar
ngredain is ar ngráin | mor ar fiadain ar fforgráin `great was
our company
' Duan. Finn i 32.3 (leg. fedain ?). Cf. fíadan.
5(d) owner; guarantor, custodian (? cf. 1 fíada): co ruc eocho
┐ aradu ┐ armgaisced a coceli leis co ránic Emain ... ┐ dorat
dia fíadnaib fein iat LU 8550 ( FB 40 ). ódchonnairc an
creach ... iarna fosdódh, acht chena ní hé ba háil doibhsium
acht gan a fágbháil aga fiadhnuibh ALC i 572 - 4 = Ann.
10Conn. 1315.11 (cf. rucustar fein in creich leis ┐ nir aisicc da
hurradaib hi ib.).