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85 ? foíndlid n i,m. (foíndel) a vagrant (?) : faendlid cach fiadh
dosli faille `every deer is [looked upon as] wild that incurs
the charge of negligence
' O'Gr.Cat. 80 § 15 ( O'D. 1990 < Eg.
90.15 ). But = aendud cach fiadh 23 Q 6, 7ax ( O'C. 1622 ).

fo-inmlig v (see Wortk. 232 ): mairg rodafóinblig `who
humours them' Tec. Cor. § 16. 105 . (v.l.: dusfaonbhleog;
5 ro da fomlig LL 344d54 ). past subj. s. 3 asbert N. ... ní
fuinmilsed gata ina flaith LU 8021 (where Meyer takes the
meaning to be `proclaim' i.e. `prosecute,' Wortk. 232 ).
Vn. foínblegon (< -mlegon), q.v.

? foinnmethi: adj cathugud feigh ... fuilech foinnmethi BB
10 471a47 (` reckless ' Aen. 2013 ). Cf. fuinnem ?

foinsi n pl., wells, springs: co foinsib, Met. Dinds. i 32.62
(v.l.) = co fondsib, text. foinsi .i. tiobrada no toibre, O'Cl.
Cf. foinseoga fountains (: caoin-Eōchaill), Aodhagán Ó
Rathaille, ITS iii XXI 23 (1911 = faoinseoga ed. 1909 ).

15 fointreb n [s, n.] utensils, furniture (coll.); gl. supellex Sg
113a3 . lestra ┐ f. ¤ in tighe for snám, Trip. 10.12 (fóintreb
114 ) = Lat. Lives 45 (supellex), Arch. iii 8 § 5 (.i. na mingus-
tail do bít isin tig); fointreabh, Lism.L. 72 .

foir: n word of doubtful meaning :
20(a) bearing offspring (?): fair ┐ sridit `bearing' Auraic,
1853 , 5034 (f. ¤ ┐ srithiti).
(b) a pig-stye (?): f. ¤ .i. bid doigh cum[b]a ainm d[ḟ]oill
muice, ut est diam orc a f. ¤ foserbthar `if it be a pig that is
stolen out of a stye
' O'Dav. 1010 (out of a litter ? but perhaps
25= 1 fóir). fuil muc oc a ngabail a crū, fuilmuc a f. ¤ (.i.
oc breith), Laws v 152.4 [154.20] .
(c) specific name for a pig at a certain age: is ocht
n-anmanna in[n]a muc, comlachtaid, scuithid, f. ¤ , etc.,
O'Dav. 360 .

30 1 fóir n f. (? cf. f. ¤ , fáir (na crúaichi) f. IGT, Decl. § 14 (see
below). A word of uncertain meaning, apparently site,
area, confine, passing into sense of place of abode: clār
cóir cobsaid ... | fāl fri f. ¤ forsaid forfind (of Paradise) SR
982 (perhaps = 2 fóir). roṡir cech luachair ... roṡáil iar
35cóir chuscle cain | co mbad ḟ. ¤ usce imglain he searched
every rush-bed ... expecting that it would be a haunt of pure
water
(?) Met. Dinds. iii 342 . rorog f. ¤ fri fir-suide chose a
site for a dwelling
(?) iv 318 . Druim nAssail ... dund fir
rothreb for a ḟ. ¤ `who settled there in his home' (? who dwelt
40in its confines
; `who in settling it forestalled his tribe'
SG ii 528 ), Met. Dinds. 346 . mani anam sund ... i foir Maige Murthemne
within the expanse of (?) LL 107b49 ( RC xiv 400 ). tic sruth
nEofrait dar a lār | ...con de roforbad a fōir | is rotoglad
Babilōin, Rawl. 74b25 ( ZCP iii 19 ). togmall i f. ¤ fuinche
45 in a fox's lair (?) Arch. iii 310 § 3 . rolaig fiad a fórib `deer
have lain down in lairs
(?)' RC xiv 420 § 36 . Later generally
boundary: foir `a hem, fringe or border, bound, limit,
boundary ' P.O'C. Here perhaps : ni haisc atá f. ¤ na fer |
o muir chaisp cussin n-airther LL 135b23 ( PRIA ii 234 ) =
50 Rawl. 78a13 . do thomhais f. ¤ na rátha, Keat. ii 2414 .
dochuadhdar ... thar f. ¤ na fírinne, Eochairsgiath 17.11 .
fóir fáir (na crúaichi) f. IGT, Decl. § 14 may be a particular
use of this word, g s. bentar le fer ... | crúach ar fedh a
fóire féin, ex. 675 . Cf. fóiri chrúach gcorr, ex. 674 . See
55O'Rahilly's Early Irish History and Mythology (1946) 301 ,
where the word is identified with fáir `dawn,' q.v.
Cf. tri nói gem carrmocail choir | ba foir 'na sreith ara
lár `were set as a border on its surface' Met. Dinds. iii 122
(see note). an daosgar-shluagh ... bhíos 'na bhf. ¤ neimhnigh
60námhad 'na dtimcheall, TSh. 6696 .

2 fóir n f. help, assistance: f. ¤ .i. foiridhin, deaghfhoir .i.
deaghfhóirithin, O'Cl., evidently citing: deghḟóir emhghe
TBC 5815 H = degóir éigmi LL. degcobair eigme TBC² 3476 .
Cf. is cnath furnaigi re `foir' (: cairbtheóir), Met. Gl., Eg. 9 .
65 creac[h]a bega in bheatha | eir nach bi foir na fatha ZCP
viii 226.1 . tairge fri f. ¤ fri fairthe | dóib cach aidche Samna
LL 7a25 = taircced fri foir affairthi (.i. ticcedh ... da bfoiri-
thin i bfairthe), Leb. Gab. i 104 .
Here, perhaps, fear dom ḟ. ¤ gach ndírighse, O Bruad.
70 ii 110 .
See next.

3 fóir n f. fóir [g s. fóire, fóra] tóir táir (ó énchéill) IGT, Decl.
§ 42 (where the form fáir is proscribed as incorrect). Perhaps
same word as 2 fóir. The earlier meaning seems to have
75been pursuing party, rescuers (see tóir) but it is commonly
used in wide sense, band, company: foir `.i. foireann crew,
company, fixed number, inhabitants etc. ' P.O'C. hÍ D. ...
fōir raba cruaidi cungnam, Hy Fiachr. 234 . toeth Leth
Mogau ... re forlond na fōri `L.M. shall fall by the force of
80the pursuit
' Fen. 278.12 (of the battle of Móin Mór, where
a raiding army led by the king of Munster was defeated
by the Leinster forces, FM 1151 ). sluaigshiortha ar fh. ¤
echtrann, O'Gr. Cat. 513.10 . don fhoir aoidhedh nirb
antrath (a band of guests was always welcome) BNnÉ
85 221 § 112 . do bhíodh f. ¤ fa a stíoróip ag stríocadh | dob
árrachta i ndánacht 's i ndighnit, Hackett xxxix 291 . v s.
a fhoir an fhis (.i. a foirenn an eolais), Leb. Gab. i 36 . d'éig-
sibh is d'ḟ. ¤ bhocht, Ó Bruad. ii 128 . Esp. of the inhabitants
of a place, members of a race, etc.: tar gach gcined d'ḟoir
fuinidh of the people of the west (i.e. the Irish), Sitzb. d.Pr.
5Akad., 1919 v 92 § 14 (B iv 2). ó fh. ¤ Éirionn, KMMisc.
242 § 4 . éinbhean don deaghḟ. ¤ d'ḟuil Éibhir, Content.
xxviii 47 .