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1 grellach n ā,f. swamp, bog, loamy land, mire: greallach f.,
85 IGT Decl. § 37 . i ngrellaich Conculaind into the bog where
C. was
, TBC² 2183 . Fuiliarnn a ainm ina grellcha, ib.
marbais Bobulge ina grellaig, TBC 2013 . bommann ega hi
ngrellig, 3544 . gníset gleic gairb ós grellaig, Met. Dinds. iii
372.69 . a pl. dar grellacha, LU 4688 . g pl. ailchi na ngrellach
... imon n-ath, RC xvi 72 ( Dinds. 120 ). glanadh a ngreallach
(of roads), Laws iv 144.24 Comm. in n. l. corrici Grellig
n-Doluid, TBC p. 416 n. 3 . oc Grellaigh eillti, AU i 428.17
5(an. 913). for Grellaich Sruthra, RC xvi 156 ( Dinds. 144 ).

2 grellach ind(grell): grellach .i. ech crosāin, O'Mulc. 644.

Grellán o,m. (grell) npr m. Grellán mac Lugbae, Rawl.
128a26 .

gremanach adj(greimm) o,ā biting : dainntech .i. greamanach,
10 ut est ech dainntech ... .i. ech greamanach, O'Dav. 758.

gremmaigid v(greimm) I Trans. fastens, affixes : grem-
maigther mórchend for bruinniu (rhetoric), LU 5471.
II Intrans. holds fast, cleaves, sticks : da ttengmadh dealg
fothbhannain san áit, ní greamóchadh ann ionad a ttoirisfedh,
15 RC xxix 136.y . Foll. by de : gremaighiss ┐ coimlenuis di
eroile lampa, Fl. Earls 138.14 . Of Lutherans and Calvinists :
greamaighid da cheile a n-aoineagluis, Luc. Fid. 186.13 .
Past part. (mo shúil) greamuighthe dúnta a ndubhghlas
néalta, ZCP v 206.36 . vn. tuar tuislidh dhó féin greamughadh
20dhe, TSh. 10674 . sinne dh' eisdeacht le ┐ do ghreamughadh
dhi [sc. don eagluis], Luc. Fid. 365.11 . Foll. by la : níor lámh
éainneach aca greamughadh léo, Acts v 13 (1827) = teachd
ina ngar (1602).
III seizes, grasps : do ghreamuigh an bás é, TSh. 3114 .
25 cine ... do ghreamuigh ... ionadh suidhe dóibh féin (= sibimet
sedes vindicarunt), Keat. ii 895 . vn. aimsear ghreamuighthe
na beatha síordhaidhe, TSh. 6891 . do ghremaigh cert da
chairdibh `he obtained justice for his friends,' BNnÉ 281.32 .
ag iárraidh neithe éigin do ghreamughadh as a bhéul, Luke
30 xi 54 . gan síol gCuinn do ghreamachadh `without coming to
grips with Conn's race
,' Content. vi 201.
IV obtains, secures : do ghremaigh cert da chairdibh,
BNnÉ 281.32 . greamuighidh an bocht tré eólas ┐ tré iris
an ghlóir (= pauper propter scientiam ... gloriam adipiscitur),
35 TSh. 8388 . is beannuighthe na trócairigh, óir greamóchaid
siad-sin trócaire, 4945 . vn. do shúil ré cairdeas ┐ ré síoth-
cháin fhear nÉireann do ghreamughadh, Keat. iii 2897.
V grasps mentally, apprehends : vn. ciall a briathar [sc. na
heaglaise] ... do ghreamughadh mur as coir, Luc. Fid. 218.17 .
40 VI With de (do) enjoins upon, requires of, Arch. ii
92b2 - 9 (index to Donlevy). ? Cf. greanuighim (an leg.
greamuighim ?) ort-so go bhfuilir claoidthe, ┐ nach eidir
leat m'freagradh, Luc. Fid. 287.13 .

1 grenach adj boisterous (?) : greadan ┐ garta grenacha na
45gasraighi ag ol na fleidi, ZCP vi 276.3 . nipsa grenach
cechardha, Anecd. ii 60.8 .

2 grenach n(grian) gravel : d s. ana mbui do grenaig ┐ do
clochaib a n-īchtar an loch[a], Death-tales 32 § 2 . a s. focheird
úad dia múr immach | a húr is a hard-grenach, Met. Dinds.
50 iii 246.63 . g s. ar brú tobair ghlais greanaigh, Buile Ṡ. 88.2 .
pl. cona grenchaib airgdidib, SR 378 . cona grenchaib
credhumaib, ib. 394 . i ngrenchaib mōraib, LU 6628.

grenad n an engraving : greannuigh air amhuil ghreanta
shignéid, Exod. xxviii 36 (1827) = ghrábhála, 1st ed.

55 grenadóir n i.m. an engraver : gréanadoir ┐ oibrigh céar-
damhuil, Exod. xxxviii 23 (1827) = grábháluigh, 1st ed.

grenaid v carves, engraves : imper. breacuigh, gearr, greann,
Eg. Gl. 72 . vn. a ngearradh cloch ... ┐ ag greanadh adhmuid,
ib. xxxi 5 (1827) = ceirbhereadh, 1st ed. Part. grenta, q.v.
60 infra.

grénán xsee gríanán.

grenchas n(1 grenach) mirth, jest (?) : is é sin senchas cech ṡin |
in gais gil, ní grenchas ṅgair `no passing jest,' Met. Dinds.
iv 98.85 .

65 1 grend n ā,f. (?) beard, hair, bristles : grend .i. gruaid-finn
.i. find ngrūaide, Corm. Y 728 . grenn quasi genn. genos
enim graece barba interpretatur , O'Mulc. 645 . Tuirenn
Beggreann .i. grenn beg bhói fair .i. ba beg a ulcha, Cóir
An. § 155 . atcessa guib co n-grennaibh, AU i 296.3 (an.
70808). uindsi a caput fliuch (gl. lán) do greann (.i. finnfa),
ZCP v 484 § 7 = iii 378.15 . g s. (?) fér des rogrinde .i. fesóg,
O'Dav. 759. a s. is de ro ordaigh a grinn don féor, ib. = LL
186b9 ; Rawl. 108a7 . maolais an greann adhuathmar bái
fuirre `lowered its horrible bristles,' BNnÉ 8 § 27 . ? Fig.
75 os do denum sidha rachum, ni biadh greann coguidh oruind
since we are going to make peace, we shall not wear the trappings
of war
, ZCP vi 71.29 . grenn grainemhail gaiscidh ugly
fighting-accoutrements
, St. Ercuil 1536 . greann .i. ulcha no
fésóg, O'Cl. ? grend snechta fān aimsin ann, Irish Texts ii 33
80§ 14 .
Compds. ¤ ḟoltach bearded (?) : Gaillmilid garga ... grenn-
foltac[h]a na Gaillia, CCath. 5369 . ? ¤ gal : cét cath for
Ulltaibh gren[n]ghail, Cóir Anm. 111 . ¤ líath : folt garbh
grendliath (v.l. to grelíath, gleliath) fair rough, grey bristling
85hair on him
, TBC p. 775 n. 3 . TBC² 3283 . ¤ mothar : con-a
ngreann-mothraib goiscidi `with their proud tufted beards (?),'
MR 180.10 .

2 grend n shivering, quaking, a cold fit : ceinelach creatha ...
is resin adeirimsi greann, 23 P 10³, 3a7 . ceinelach greanna
gan fuacht, ib. 35a25 . si horruerit ... .i. da roibh greann
no driuch air, 23 K 42, 255.1 . A sudore horror non bonum .i.
da mbia greann gan roichreatha ar neach a haitle alluis ni
5maith, ib. 104.4 . greann an croicinn, ib. 81.15 . grend (sic
leg.) ocus fuacht tic a tosach na haixisi, O'Gr. Cat. 199.3.