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60 garg adj o,ā (gen. used in less unfavourable sense than garb)
rough, blunt, mettlesome, fierce (very rarely used of purely
physical qualities): garg ... ferox interpretatur , Corm. Y 707 .
O'Mulc. 621 . tailciud fri gargg `yielding to the fierce,' Thes. ii
235 ( Cod. Bern. 117a ). dogena gním n-granni (ngranna Eg.)
65 n-garg, IT i 70.24 . re fiuchud na ferge fírgarge, TBC² 1952 .
ír co ngairg with rough anger, ZCP xi 110 § 26 . laech langarg,
LL 4a14 . flaith ... rigda rogarg, MR 182.8 . gaillmilid garga
guinec[h]a, CCath. 5369 . a Rīg grēine gairge of the fierce
(i.e. scorching) sun
, ZCP viii 232 § 10 . Cf. ós a cionn is
70gairge an ghrian, DDána 119.19 . aon mhíle cú ... do bhí garg
mettlesome , Oss. iv 50.6 . mac ... meic gruthraige gairge `...
of rough curds,' Aisl. MC 35.2 . do ghlonn an ghaisccidh gairg,
FM i 504.22 . an tí ... labhras go garg ar a leas ris an gco-
mharsain bluntly , TSh. 8967 . sūan garg rough sleep, Otia Mer-
75seiana ii 83.8 . In chevilles: garg gle, Hib. Min. 45.28 . garg
a nglé, Laws i 68.11 . Of sounds noisy, harsh (?): imda gol-
gargc, BColm. 100.6 . tre goil ngairg, ZCP viii 223.1 . ón
gheal-Banna ghairg (or = impetuous ?), IGT Decl. ex. 1134 .
naosga gharg, TD 34.16 . Compar. gairgiu tólaib `fiercest of
80floods
,' Arch. Hib. ii 55 § 19 ( LL 182b3 ). Superl. Niall nār
nuall ass gargam formidable (?), Rawl. 136b26 ( Otia Merseiana
ii 87 § 7 ).
Compds. ¤ anfad, Otia Merseiana ii 83.10 . ¤ band, LL 8b21 .
¤ beoda mettlesome and lively, Cog. 158.8 ; 166.4 . ¤ blad
85 renown of fierceness (?): ria gargblaid ṅglain, MacCarthy
180.7 . grindi im ghargbladh, ZCP x 340.6 . ¤ brat: co
ngarg-brut ... de arggut `rough overlay,' Met. Dinds. iv
106.64 . ¤ dāna fierce and bold, Fianaigecht 46 § 9 . ¤ díne
a bold race, ZCP viii 321.17 . Top. Poems 6.7 . ¤ dlíged
`stern law,' Met. Dinds. iii 48.15 . ¤ ler rough sea, ZCP x
340.6 . ¤ lí (?): garglí gēbend im gart nglē, Anecd. iii 47.19 .
¤ luinne fierce rage, Arch. iii 294.1 . ¤ mian, Ériu iv 108 § 68 .
5 ¤ nert, TBC 3096 . ¤ ruide a rough journey: g. fri croich,
SR 1078 . ¤ slegach of the fierce spears: óig ... gargshleghaicc,
Caithr. CC § 42 (21.16) . ? ¤ thech: Clídna chiuin na gargthig
grad, LL 137a38 ( RC xlvii 293.5 ) = Clidna Chuind nar
gairdig grad, Lec. 396a8 .

10 garga xsee 2 gairge.

gargad n(garg) fierceness, cruelty: slad, brad, gargad ar
dhuine, Dán-Fhocail § 11 .

gargaigid v g (garg) makes fiercer, intensifies : rogargaigsead a
ngliaid, ┐ rocruadaigsed a comlond, TTebe 3114 .

15 gargda adj(garg) io,iā mettlesome, fierce: don gasraid glanfind
garg[d]a, BB 28b30 = co-ngasraid glaineoil gargda, Leb. Gab.
i 102.15 .

gárid v(garid?; quantity of `a' uncertain) crushes, de-
stroys (?): is e gairfes ┐ scailfes dee na ngennti, LB 138b52
20( Todd vi 6.9 ). mad foraib máis ... gárfithir cloch bar
cathrach, LL 239a16 ( TTr. 1648 ).

gáríne n(gáire) io,m. dimin. a little laugh: nī héla | gáríni ō
luith Do Dēre, Fianaig. 34.

garit adj i. O.I. garait short (a) of time or duration: is garait
25ar saigul, Ml. 59d6 . suide garait a short sitting, 135a13 . bid
gairit dam-sa in pian aimserda-sa, PH 2436 . in crábud
gairit remor `the short gross devotion,' Ériu i 194.2 . is gairit
a re toichedh so, Laws i 82.13 Comm. gairid lá ag lucht an
taighe short passes the day ..., Dán Dé xxv 33 . TD 20.61 .
30Often used adverbially: garit tra do'n béist and, PH 7209 .
ba gairit [v.l. nir cian] coma comor comdelba re athair he it
was but a short time till he was as big (?)
or he was nearly as
big (?)
, TTebe 2689 . gairid d'Earcoil dá éis soin gus chuir
faoi, TD 13.40 . As subst.: gairit beag do bámar ann, Ériu
35 iv 114.15 . a fad no a gaired (of a period of time) its length or
its shortness
, Laws ii 114.1 Comm. cian garit long or short:
cid cian gairit no beth ri hErinn cin mnai a dingbala aci, IT
i 118.13 . SG 389.12 . cian gairit baoisiumh isin edarnaidhe,
FM vi 2162.1 . pl. gairti (gl. tempora angusta), Ml. 110b11 .
40 coro gairdi na haidchi, CRR § 6 . crecha gairdi raids of short
duration
§ 22 . Compar. masa gairdi in faesum na dechmadh
ocus is sia ... na anadh ... na set, Laws i 100.27 Comm. cia
madh gairdi in re, ii 216.7 Comm. sech ni gairde ni siaa, Ériu
i 202 § 28c . Of metrical quantity: traig cethargarait gl.
45 proceleusmaticum a foot of four short syllables, Sg. 7b13 . Cf.
bithgairddi són .i. e ┐ o, 5a14 . Adv. rige nE. do ghabail go
gairid soon, TFrag. 12.14 .
Compd. ¤ ré a short period: for a n-irchradchi ┐ for a
n-gairitre bite i n-ainius in betha, Alex. 1078 . saegul bliadna
50... ba dirsan in gairitre, Rawl. 84b44 .
(b) Of space (length or distance): ní thuca in cóil ngairit
do not marry a short, slender woman, ZCP viii 112.22 . fri da
taeb .i. in fada; fri da naircind .i. in gairid, the short end,
Laws i 274.27 Comm. Pedimus ┐ Dimas `na ndiaid seic ┐
55ua gairit etorru there was but a short space between them,
TTebe 2448 . Of metrical length: sétrad ngarit (a quatrain
in which the 2nd and 4th lines have only 3 syllables), IT iii
106.5 . Cf. ib. 47 § 80 ; 88 § 107 . Fig. nī gairit (gairrid, MS)
m'othur ar m'olc my sickness matches my sin (?), ZCP vi 263
60§ 10 (see O 167.79 ). nomen bu gairit ó māl a name approach-
ing [that of] poet
, ZCP v 483 § 3 (B. na F.). garit [ó] a short
distance from, near:
is gairit uaithi ... co ráith Aeda, SG 155.9 .
do thecht ... gairid o'n chaislen, AU iii 186.15 . tancatar
gairit on longport, Cog. 156.12 . inadh ... gairid bec uadha,
65 BCC § 113.29 . Cf. roba gairit in caill ... uathib iat, Cog.
176.23 (a confusion of ba g. ¤ don chaill iat and g. ¤ ó ?).
(c) is g. ¤ lemm I deem the time short, hence, foll. by vn.
or its equivalent, I enjoy, delight in, am glad of: garit lem
... | beth ag mo Rīgh ac rīm ferss, ZCP ix 173 § 21 . gardditi
70lind eistecht riss, TBC 5148 . ni fuaramar ... ní is gairdi linn
na bur comraidsi, KMMisc. 319.3 . SG 128.28 . as gairit lem
cridhe ... mo theacht pleasant to my heart is ..., BNnÉ 134.15 .
gurub gairdi leo (of children) that they may be amused, Laws
ii 146.22 Comm. With do: is cóir duitsi tuidecht lind uair
75is gairde duit ina beith issin baile-sea, Acall. 4648 . Absol.:
? comad gairdi-te m'eolas so that my tale might be the more
cheerful (?)
, 6815 .

garma xsee garman.

garman n ā,f. (also garma -n). (a) a weaver's beam: n s. in
80garman (garmain v.l.), Hy. v 76 . in garma, Lism. L.
1667 = inn garmain, Thr. Hom. 82.18 . bāg ban .i. garman
(kenning for letter `n'), Anecd. iii 44.11 . d s. and a s.:
loiscis in garmain núi, Hy. v 74 . Cf. Lism. L. 1666 . mad
fige, a loscad etir garmain ┐ cech n-adbar olchena, Ériu ii
85206 § 27 . robris garman ga fighe (gl. .i. in cros tsuain), Oss.
v 260.1 . ba cosmhuil ... re garmain fígheadóra, 1 Sam.
xvii 7. Judges xvi 13 . g s. claideb garmne, gl. liciatorium,
Thes. i 1.24 . méit claidib garmna, SR 5770 . sithidir claideb
garmnai, LU 6966 ( BDD 61 ). LL 252b36 . nin .i. ginol
garmna, Auraic. 1175. 4271 . táirnge na garman, Judges
xvi 14 . Alleg. name: Celtir mac Sithgarmna (v.l. Sith-
garman), Anecd. ii 55.15 . pl. togaibter garmna, Auraic.
5 1176 . cen garmna cruind co ndruine | cen chlaidbe adma
fige, LL 193b49 . do garmnib ocus do claidmib .i. na slata
fighe, Laws i 152.14 Comm. i ngarmnaib, O'Mulc. 536.
(b) a club, a cudgel (?): triar ōcḟēnde[d] co ngarman
fēindidi foraib, TBC² 2822 . gabhuis a garmuin na glaic (of
10Hercules), ZCP ii 362.35 .
(c) the cross-beam (?) of the gallows: garman .i. croch,
O'Cl. agá mbreith do garmain na croiche, FM vi 2108.18 .
na garmain ... gan ruaimneacha (gl. .i. na crocha gan chor-
daoi), Ó Bruad. iii 178.4 .
15(d) Of a mouse trap: garmna .i. fidcat (fia cat, O'C.) ut
est, sidhbither garmna for lochaibh a luas, O'C. 583 ( H.3.18,
p. 289 ) = fiachchat, O'C. 1368 ( H.3.18, p. 625 ).
(e) ? furfhocra in craind fed a garmna, O'C. 1028 ( H.3.18,
432b ).