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fecht n ā, f. later also m., sometimes n.: n s m. in fecht (Ib)
CRR 15 ( LL 173b ). g s f. na fectae Wb 33a20 (Ia). m. or n.
ind fechta SR 6447 .
80 I A course, journey, expedition , usually one in which a
number of persons participate and often of a hostile enter-
prise. (a) In general sense: feacht .i. turas, O'Cl. fecht a
uecho (= veho ?), O'Mulc. 505 . hore rombu thoissech na
fectae (of Moses leading the Israelites) Wb 33a20 . dorala
85drem do Bretnaib Sratha C. for f. ¤ dochum a mbráthar .i.
co Bretnu Armuirc Letha, Trip. 16.8 . luid Srú sair for f. ¤
dochum na Scithia LL 130b45 . is baeth do ḟeacht |
isin maigin i ta do ḟert TBC² 1565 . dochúaid feacht buadha
... | suas go tech an Duilemhan BNnÉ 287.1 . eser ní re
ndol ar f. ¤ eat something before going on a journey ZCP vii
5269.21 . ros-biadh mor do scelaib atfesedh for a f. ¤ (the sun)
would have many tales to tell on its course Ériu ii 126.1 . roslín
mertain ... dia fechtaib o tir diles SR 3446 . f. ¤ féile a journey
of (free) entertainment, visit of hospitality , mentioned as an
example of `fled deoda,' O'Dav. 954 . (dist. from the
10customary entertainment which was due to the lord accord-
ing to terms of service): biatha fechta féile .i. aoidhechta
aonaidche, no aon lae doberar do gradh uasal in leth nach
táinic riamh, ┐ a techt le toisc deithbhire ┐ a biathadh
iarna lín ┐ iarna dáimh ┐ iarna uaisle, O'D. 679 ( H 3. 17,
15 497 ). Laws iii 18y Comm. biad fechta feile i 126. 23 Comm.
ii 26.13 Comm . is fri gnathles do in cethrurso, ar is ochtar
do for a daim fechta feile, Ir. Texts iv 23.13 . curup ed
tig in grad flatha da tig .i. fer for a lan-daim .i. in tan is for
fecht feili, no fer for a leth-daim, in tan is fria gnāith-leasa,
20 Laws v 42.16 Comm. a lan-dam maraen re gach nduine
... for fecht feli do tig a comgraid ib. 20 . Cf. asrimgaib in
fili dāma (.i. fechta fēle) asa thig ZCP xv 334 ( xvi 222 ).
Rendered `a (one) night's entertainment' Laws Transl. pass.
srethugud a dáme for fecht féle .i. cétadaig aigidechta
25duni do thig a cheli conid lánbiathad dliges iarum in n-aid-
chisin acht corop deithbir no n-imluade. ┐ a biathad iarna
dáim ┐ iarna grad ┐ iar n-úasli ┐ iarna lín. Gnáthless im.
dó cech tan rachas o sain immach. ni dlig acht lethbiathad
┐ ni dlig cid éside menip ra deithbir dig LL 187a44 ff . cia
30līn dām na firfhiled | for feacht fēili, for caī cuir | for gnath-
lessaib, for fledaibh? Auraic. 2221 . ceathrur ar fichit ...
fecht feili ollaman righ 2224 . (b) a raid or hosting: a fecht
┐ a slóged la firu Erend ... a cāin ┐ a cobach la firu Alban
(of the obligations of the Scottish Dál Ríata) LU 375 . ro
35saertha clerig Erenn ar f. ¤ ┐ sluagad, Fél. 4. 7 . mnāu do
hsoerad ... ar fegt, ar sloagath, Cáin Ad. 6 . techt ar cenn
catha ..., fechta ┐ slōgaid 3 . Lúagni ... | cen dola ar fecht
lem LU 9949 . ... is he sin ... fecht dia romarbad Saól the
hosting whereby Saul was slain
SR 6432 . fer d'aes ind
40fechta one of the invaders 6447 (cf. d below). ba fās fri
fianna fecta warrior-bands (g s. as attrib. ?) LL 6a6 = Keat.
i p. 168 . (c) a fight, attack, assault: fíchset co ferda a
fechta `their fights' Met. Dinds. iii 150.7 . Fintan ... fecht
fland `of bloody battles' ii 12.45 = LU 4161 . gai ... feras
45feochtu LL 12b44 = feachdo BB 39b30 ( IT iii 61 , 62 ). (d)
transf. of persons making a foray, a (marauding) band:
Cland Meic D. do teacht feacht Albanach ar tarraing Meic U.
`with a band of Scots' FM v 1488.7 . ro tionoil [Ó N.] ...
fecht adhbhal Albanach 1352.17 . tanaicc go ffeacht mor
50Albanach lais 1540.7 . (e) in chevilles, course, proceeding (?):
baí Dauid ... inna thig fo míad, f. ¤ ṅgúr SR 5947 . co mbái i
nOchain, f. ¤ co n-uaill, Met. Dinds. ii 20 . aeinis Senan tes
ind-ailen Ard N. ... ba feacht feidhil `an enduring battle'
Lism. L. 2105 .
55 II A time, occasion = Fr. fois, Germ. Mal; cf. similar
use of W. gwaith and in later Ir. of dul, turas; in this sense
appar. always neut. or masc. For transition of meaning
cf. is é-seo mo chétḟecht latsu; bud é mó ḟ. ¤ dedenach co
mbrunni ṁbrátha TBC 1207 (mo cetturus et mo cetfeacht
60St), where Wind. translates mein erstes Mal ... mein letztes
Mal
, but the sense may perhaps be `expedition, chariot-
ride
.' Usually as adverb or in stereotyped phrases, rarely
with prep. (except when compounded with an adj.: isin
cetfecht PH 3630 ; i n-oénfecht, see below): frithṡecnap
65for f. ¤ an alternate vice-abbot (?) on occasion ZCP v 499 § 3 .
fecht (absol.) on a single occasion, once: Cluain ... do
argain fo thri; ... f. ¤ o Síl nA. ┐ fo dó hó Callraidhi once by
S.A. and twice by C.
RC xvii 390.25 . ar na hathleagad
fecht for a sé resmelted seven times CCath. 4679 . once (on a
70time
) = Lat. olim, quondam: robámarni f. ¤ co cátaid acut
LU 3917 ( SC 43 ). bali i teigtis f. ¤ fir whither men used once
to resort
IT i 158 ( LL 154a46 ). cathair oirechuis isidhe do
Thartraidibh fect riam formerly Marco P. 28 . ni raibhi
rí forro fect riam ` theretofore ' 29 . denaid umhla ... isin
75bethaidh n-aili amail doronsabair feacht riamh ` before ' 35 .
o do marbad P. Seon fecht riam doberat, etc. `ever since
P. John was killed
' 46 . Similarly in the phr.: f. ¤ roboí
(folld. by main clause): f. ¤ robai luid araile manoch once
upon a time a certain monk went
Mon. Tall. § 66 . f. ¤ ro búi
80damsae domchaomnacuir airisem I once chanced to stay § 45 .
Cf. fechta for nia nem (.i. in tan noragad in trenfer for
nem) `at the time the champion (should go) to heaven', (`may
be g s. ... as advb.', Stokes) ACC 115 ( RC xx 282 ). f. ¤ n-and
(n-óen) once upon a time, on one occasion = Lat. olim (see
85Thurneysen, KZ lvii 72 ff ): dorochoir f. ¤ n-and iarum do
B. denam na fledi IT ii 173.9 . f. ¤ n-and baí ... oc fennad
loíg LL 260a16 ( IT i 71.14 ). f. ¤ ann testa tarb do indilib
Gargain PH 6301 . f. ¤ and foidid ... a manchu do buain
choeluig, Lat. Lives 110 . fecht n-and do Ultaib i nEmain
Macha once when the Ulstermen were in E. LU 9177 ( FB
5 91 ). fect and do Mártain ina recles taet demun chuci RC
ii 396.21 ( LB 60b56 ). búi C. ... ind Emuin M. fect n-oen
ann IT i 136.17 (Eg.). feacht n-aen da roibhhe Cond ... a
Teamraig, Ériu iii 150.3 . fect n-oen do Ailill ┐ do Meidb
... arrecaim comrad ... eturru TBC 2 . f. ¤ n-aile (n-aill)
10 another time, on another occasion: fecht n-ali luid S.
do A., Trip. 240.21 . f. ¤ n-aill forréccaig Mac R. in mag
a second time TBC 5041 . fect aile do M. ina recles
taet demun chuci RC ii 396.27 ( LB 60bz ). f. ¤ and is lethan,
f. ¤ aile is cumung at one time ... at another PH 3996 . On a
15 former occasion (= Fr. autrefois): atchuala lib in mac ṁbec
sain f. ¤ n-aill i Cruachain TBC 844 . rí rogabustar rígi for
Erinn fecht n-aill, Anecd. v 17.22 = Ériu ii 174.3 . faidhis
Magnus C. fecht n-aill techta, Marco P. 24 . do bi rí uaibrech
... ara tir sin f. ¤ n-aill, Maund. 131 . cidam bocht ... indiu
20baam bannrighan ... echt ele, D iv 2, 71[61]r a 3 . With art:
in cetna f. ¤ ... in f. ¤ n-aili the first time ... the second time
TBC² 3106.09 . imun Michíl inddalae f. ¤ , immon Muiri a f. ¤
n-aild, Mon. Tall. § 30 . nolinged i n-arddi in f. ¤ n-aile ... no
theiged in f. ¤ n-aile isin talmain at one time ... at another
25 LU 9138 ( FB 88 ). indara f. ¤ ... in f. ¤ n-aill at one time ... at
another
LU 1978 . Cf. atracht Isu indala f. ¤ isin pelait a second
time
PH 2638 . an dara feacht, TSh. 316 . an dara feacht, is
follus ... in the second place; again Eochairsgiath 22.28 . ba
marb aenfhecht ... atbela in f. ¤ tanaise a second time PH 1245 .
30 in (a, ind) f. ¤ sa (the word is in the adverbial case, in,
being acc. of the art., ind the dat.; a (hi, i) is apparently
the neut. acc. art., though hi, i, may be prep. Cf. the exx.
below without art.), on this occasion, now, passing later into
sense henceforth: in f. ¤ sa this time, now Sg 11a4 . Bcr 18b10 ,
35 Pcr 62a2 . in f. ¤ so Sg 20b4 , 153b3 . in fectsa (nunc) Wb
9b20 . infectso 3c13 . 7c5 . ind[ḟ]ectsa 3a7 (opp. to `riam')
3c22 . nitat pecthi collnidi híccatar and indechtso, cebtar
hé riam 4a8 . indectso 4d3 . (opp. to `cosse'). tecat don chom-
ram a fecht-sa IT i 105.1 (LL). 128.28 ( LU 10785 ) = fod-
40echtsa, Eg. hi fecht-sa cinnas dothíagat LU 8703 ( FB 53 ).
BColm. 56.22 . is rí Ulad Conchobar i fechtsa MU² 108
( LL 262b17 ). TBC 1168 . i fectsa 718 . congab i fechtsa for-
sind fit sin cot'ēc henceforward Mon. Tall. § 60 . iar tiachtain
do Adamnan hifecta ni gatar a forgall, etc., Cáin Ad. 4 .
45 Maithi tra, a A., or sí, hifechta is duitsiu doratath mnā
... do hsōerath 11 . ērigh suas hifecta as t'ochlach, 15 .
a bfechtsa, BColm. 62.21 . cid dogena fecht-sa what wilt
thou do now
? LU 3372 ( SC 16 ). nā bíd ar n-airfitiud fechtsa
... i n-arsaidecht na tol collaide henceforth PH 5280 . misi
50dobēra bíathad duit ... fechtsa co bráth, BColm. 62.9 . is ed
ráides Foachtach i fechtso, Ériu xi 45.11 = i bhfechtsa,
Ériu xiii 46.24 . See festa and fodechtsa.
cach f. ¤ each time, every time: Laws iii 282.24 . gach
feacht, Keat. Poems 1598 . cach la (re, ra; see aile) f. ¤
55 every second time, alternately: rannfaider in rigi cach re f. ¤
eter a clannaib the kingship will be held by their (Brian's and
Fiachra's) children in turn RC xxiv 174.20 . comdūchus
cirt Casil cach ar (leg. ara or ra) f. ¤ doibsin, Cog. 54.12 . gac
re ffecht 212.19 . gurab dóibh ... budh chóir ríghe M. gach
60ré bhfeacht, Keat. iii 4362 .
oínḟecht once for all; on one occasion (only): used in
Glosses to transl. Lat. semel Ml 138b8 . 34a9 (oinecht).
oinecht a ppecad amal [as] n-oinecht rombebe colinn Crist
(gl. mortuus est semel) Wb 3b3 . mad oenfecht tra nom-
65gairfea, ni fhrecer-sa dó if he calls me only once PH 1495 .
is aenfhecht rochés Crist 5203 . mad daríus Emain oenḟecht
if once I reach E. TBC 1208 .
i n-oínḟecht at the same time, simultaneously = Lat. simul:
nach ḟacfed a da céili for talmain i n-oenḟ. ¤ IT i 81.23 ( LL
70 261b19 ). naro epled sib uli i n-oenfhecht PH 2832 . co
ndechudar a n-enfecht ┐ na T. isin Teibh they and the Thebans
entered Thebes together
Stair Ercuil 741 . go mbiadh dúil ag
duine i gcraos ┐ i ndrúis ... ┐ a rádh go mbiadh grádh do
Dhia i n-aoinfheacht riú aige that he would love God along
75with them
TSh. 399 . i n-aoinḟeacht sin is biadh da ḟreastal
... táinig ... at the same moment that food was served Keat.
iii 1009 . cruinnighid ... a naóinḟeacht am aghaidh gather
themselves together against me
Ps. lix 3 .
Seldom in pl.: is mor fhecht rom-sáraig many a time
80 PH 3823 . .xl. míle tighidis, xl. fect is aitreabhthaigh don
chathair forty thousand forty times is (the number) of inhabi-
tants
Marco P. 139 . teora f. ¤ gach aonaighidh three times
every night
Stair Erc. 122 . teora f. ¤ ro thrascair E. ... hé 2400 .

fechtach adj o-ā (cf. fecht I c) warlike (?): a thríath foll f. ¤
85(= Lord of Hosts?) ZCP x 348 § 13 . a bé féne f. ¤ SR 6015 .
ar Érinn fechtaig martial Met. Dinds. iii 312.1 .