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55 féig adj i (see Ped. ii 490 ), in orig. sense used apparently of
vision and of things visible. (a) of sight, seeing, keen-
sighted: corop féig rosc for n-anma (gl. illuminatos oculos
cordis vestri) Wb 21a9 . nephsuilig .i. neph-fegi (gl. minus
oculati) Ml 42d8 . `feigh' fairgsionach, Met. Gl., D 37 .
60 feig .i. qui figit visum in creaturis , O'Mulc. 503 . ni cuitbe
... dall ciarba ḟ. ¤ `though you are keen-sighted' Tec. Corm.
§ 12.7 . (b) of objects of sight, clear, luminous: escra f. ¤
finnargait, TFerbe 198 . a thir ... fénach f. ¤ ` lucent ' Met.
Dinds. ii 10 = LU 4123 (possibly a vb. here; see fégaid).
65(c) of sounds shrill, piercing: osnada fégi, Fél., Ep. 326 .
cuislenna féighe forbartacha, Acall. 7056 . (d) of weapons,
etc. keen, sharp: féigh .i. gér, O'Cl. (but see below, Adv.)
faga féig fobartach LU 6562 . TBC² 2047. 3249 . faga
feig fobarta TBC 2738. 5313 . rop scíath fri foébra fégi,
70 Hy v 97 . saigti fegi, Cog. 158.16 . i suaineamnaiph a
fogad feig, CCath. 5552 . (e) of animals: dá ech ... até
... fégi LU 9259 . tri .lll. gabur ... itté ... fegi 6911 ( BDD
51 ). (f) fig. of mental and moral qualities, etc., keen, pene-
trating, acute: (prohibited to a breithem :) gen beith féigh
75fethamail ..., Ir. Texts iv 26z . bad léir, bad f. ¤ a chubus,
Ériu iii 96 § 1 (with gl. .i. grinn, p. 110 ). scel feigh forsgaithi
ingenious (?) Anecd. ii 42.12 . frecmharc ḟéigh ḟéthamhail,
Ériu xiii 25.8 . lucht na foghluma feighi (: grēne), Lism. L.
4562 . keen, stringent: fuigli féigi ... filed MR 194.2 .
80 smacht f. ¤ , Ériu iv 94 § 11 . Rechtaid rochaith fichit f. ¤
LL 128b26 (`spent twenty vigilant [years]' MacCarthy
184.2 (or is it a vb. here ? See fégaid). Intense, sharp, passing
into sense of fierce: féigh .i. amnas no feochuir, O'Dav. 886 .
ba feig ┐ ba forgranda in feghad dobert cach for a ceile dib
85 IT i 273 ( FB 40 , Eg.). dorat comrac féig fichda dó, TFerbe
231 . ro cuirestair comlond feig feochair, Cog. 194y . for-
ccomh feigh fíoramhnus do phíce FM vi 2114x . Of persons:
atconnarc ... budin fég fírālaind LL 267b42 ( MU² 761 ). fog-
laid f. ¤ , LB Fél. lxxxix. 33 . áes feig forúallach TBC² 1658 .
FM v 1850.1 . míairle ind óesa feigh foruallaigh, Hugh Roe
5 248y (f. 66b) . Cf. bethi uli fri fessa feig | hirrichtain lessa
Ioseiph SR 3083 . As sobriquet: file ..., Foachtach fégh
a ainm, Ériu xiii 46.15 (= Feigh ZCP vii 300 ). (Adv.) fegsat
filid Fail ... | fenchas co feigh, Laws i 32x . rosfreacair go
feigh (.i. co ger), Leb. Gab. i 44 (this may be the source of
10O'Cl., cited under d, above). manip co feigh fessara | cisa
... unless he know distinctly ZCP iv 237.12 = BR 236.4 .
innisit ... co féicch ` distinctly ' FM ii 962.8 . labhraidh go
fēigh, Cl. AB 269.46 . co fergach fegh, Aen. 914 . Superl.:
cia fegam ranac YBL 411c25 (= féighe, Tec. Cor. vi ).
15Compds. with adj.: ¤ buide: urla fegbuide bright yellow
TBC 1375 . ¤ seng keen and graceful: sluag féig-ṡeng Fáil
LL 142b15 . fer ... feigseng (: Érenn), Leb. Gab. i 94.3
(= feígṡeng LL 6b39 . feidhṡeang BB 28a53 . With subst.:
¤ bríathar: feighbriathra fithnaise, Anecd. ii 65.13 . ¤ forcsiu
20 scrutinizing: co ndechaid ... dia fegforcsin RC xxiv 274 § 5
= dia fegfegsin BB 258a26 . ¤ fuil (?): frossa fégfola SR 8034 .

féige n iā, f. (féig) keenness, acumen: féige ` penetration '
(quality necessary for judging) Triads 78 . fri fegi fiss
`keenness of science' Thes. ii 293.23 . Furudrán co fégi,
25 Fél. June 18 . g s. túir la fége frithgnam `with diligence of
keenness
' Prol. 331 . is acu rofoglaim P. feghe ┐ feallsamh-
nacht BB 488b19 . forus fégi (one of the tokens of good
pleading) Tec. Corm. p. 55 § 22 .

féil n i, f. (<Lat. viglia = vigilia,cf. W. gwyl), n s. fel (in
30(Ogham) Sg 70a marg. feil, Thes. ii 33.30 . g s. na feile LL
26a50 . n p. feli, Thes. ii 34.29 . féli, Fél. Ep. 16. 182 . (féli
as a s. (?) armuinter a ḟéli, Fél. Oct. 2 . arricfam a ḟéli,
Dec. 30. Possibly a p. though féile occurs later as sg.:
go f. ¤ an bháis, TSh. 4128 ). g p. na féle , Fel. Prol. 329 .
35 Ep. 80 . n du. dí prím-ḟéil , May 31 . féil (g s. n p. -i) IGT, Decl.
§ 14.17 . Late pl. féilte, O'Hussey T.C. 160.11 . Luc. Fid.
115 . A festival, feast-day (almost exclusively of religious
festivals): f. ¤ ir-Rúaim ... nóeb nEorapa uile, Fél. Ap.
20 . féil sruith, Mon. Tall. § 15 . ind náob asa feil
40bís for ind láo § 8 . i féil máir maicc Cula, Fél. Ap. 5 .
ria fél Petair, MacCarthy 15.5 . ier bfel Brigde TBC
2473 St = iar n-imbulc LL. féiltin Seaain (= féil tSin
S.), O'Gr. Cat. 319.30 . Abbott-Gwynn Cat. 363 . láa
feili Poil ┐ Petuir LL 309b33 ( Cog. 227 ). f. ¤ ghabhála
45Mhuire i mbroinn Feast of the Conception TSh. 3269 . geimh-
readh an ghalair ┐ féil an bháis 4116 . ó lá ḟéle na marbh
All Souls' day FM ii 1084.15 . ag congmháil láoi féile, Ps.
xlii 4 . pl. feriae ... .i. fele , O'Mulc. 60 . feili noeb n-uag
SR 267 . hi felib mártir LU 1856 . isna sabbotib saeraib |
50isna felib fírnóebaib SR 4574 . do bhennuccadh gach áoin
onóraighfes na laithe ┐ na féilte BNnÉ 275.12 . d'faghbhail
na féilteagh so[cl]aecloithi the movable feasts O'Gr. Cat.
309.3 . budh ainfesach cleirigh | fana feiltiph fire ZCP
x 50.14 . Rarely of a secular or pagan festival: atbail
55Moingfinn aidhchi Ṡamna ... conid de garar féil Moingfinne
frisin Samain icon daescursluagh BB 264a6 ( SG 332 . RC
xxiv 178 ). feli termini feasts of Terminus (gl. terminalibus)
Thes. ii 34.29 .

1 féile: x see féil.

60 2 féile: x see féle.

féilemail adj i (féile) pertaining to an appointed term: fa bhar
gcíos do dhíol go féileamhail at the appointed date, punctually
Maguires of F. § 62 . Cf. feileamhail ` festive, merry, timely,
seasonable ' P. O'C.

65 feilisc n bark of a tree (?): f. ¤ rúsg, Met. Gl., Ff. 69 (fioluscc,
feilioscc v.l.).

feilistin n.l. = Lat. Palestina: rigdacht Suria ┐ Feilistin,
Maund. 129 .

1 feilm n f. (<Engl. helm) a helmet: in f. ¤ ... robúi a[c] cum-
70dach a cinn ZCP vi 42.11 . f. ¤ loinneardha TD 31.7 . buain
na healta as an ḟ. ¤ ōir, Rel. Celt. ii 228z . g s. re faicsin na
feilme , ib. 262.17 . gur ben leth na feilmi fīrāille de ZCP
vi 36.16 .

2 feilm: x see felm.

75 feilsig subst. (in B. na f.): foceird mo greis (.i. cumairce)
forsin creisigh (.i. forsin crāibhtigh) | ōthá in feilsigh co
araile ZCP v 490.3 .

féim: adj deg-ben Eatach ... buime Loga meic Cein ... | ainm
o buimi in fīr-fēil airgnig | dath sírfeím don Tailltin tuaidh
80 of lasting renown (?) Ériu x 77 § 10 . Cf. fúagra, ordughad,
feîm, gairm ` publishing ' Kirk = Eg. Gl. 277 .

féimdechtain n f. (late vn. of féimdid, éimdid) fémdechtuin,
émdeachtuin IGT, Verbs § 61 . refusing: rofeimhidh in
t-ócclach fairsium sin ┐ rogab secha iarna feimdachtain,
85 D iv 2, 63 [73]r a 14 .

féimded, -id: x see éimd-, fo·émid and IGT, Verbs § 54 .