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geannaire n a hammer, a mallet : geannaire `ord,' Eg. Gl. 378 .
do ghlac geannaire na láimh, Judges iv 21 . geannaire
glórach, Ó Bruad. ii 230 § xxiv .

geasán n some kind of small fish, a minnow or sprat (?) : ar an
5meanntán idir na héanaibh ┐ ar an ngeasán idir na hiasgaibh,
TSh. 3057.

geata n a gate : o ghlas geta, FM vi 2006.3 . geata flaitheamh-
nuis, Gen. xxviii 17 . pl. na geatadha, Psalms cvii 16 . ar
gheataidhibh na cathrach, TSh. 7404 . See also gepta.

10 ? gebach adj o,ā : badb ghér ... ghrancach ghoiblech ghebach,
ITS xxvi 140.22 .

gebbad n act of cropping or grazing : ag n-allaid do gebbad
guirt gemshecoil, Aisl. MC 85.4 .

gebech n(also geibech, gibech, gibiach, gebiach, geibiach) o,m.
15 a designer, an illuminator, an embroiderer : cícht .i. gebiach,
Corm. Y 319 . cicht .i. geibiach .i. rindaighe [ut est] cicht
script[or], O'Dav. 367 . da ba in gebiaich, Laws v 106.2
Comm. = gebidaig, YBL 204a13 . gibe ┐ gibech a nomine
gipsum .i. pictura , O'Mulc. 651 . pl. carpat saer ocus ailtire
20ocus gebeic[h], Laws v 106.7 = gebenaich, YBL 204a19 .
gebeich .i. doniad in geibiacht, ib. 11 Comm. Cf. geibeich
.i. doniat in t'étach gebechda .i. na panga breca ... .i. rindaighi,
O'Dav. 1056. ? g p. hi torund gibiach (gl. imago dipicta),
Ml. 59b7 .

25 gebechda adj(gebech) io,iā figured, embroidered (?) : in t-étach
gebechda .i. na panga breca no na heanga breaca, O'Dav.
1056.

? gebenach n an embroideress (?), a cloth-figurer (?) : a frichnam
ac ban-aicidhib cinmothá a helada o geibenidh, O'C. 661
30( H.3.18, 323 ). urlum fri re mis ac ban-aicce ginmóthá a
eladha o geibenach, O'C. 1444 ( H.3.18, 645a ). YBL 204a19 ,
s.v. gebech.

gébend n m. and f. Géibheann, g s. -inn, IGT Decl. § 11 .
?a s. geibeind, Anecd. ii 39 § 2 . a fetter, a bond ; captivity :
35 triar oc ríg dia n-altram, gebend, carcar, cepp, LL 147a47
( PRIA 3 Ser. iii 552 § 40 ). ó gebind co cuthi, o chuthe co croich,
ib. § 41 . glas no gemel no geibend, Laws i 110.12 Comm.
fó gébind gibsig, LL 5b30 . do chuir i ngéibheann iad, Keat.
iii 2346 . i ngéibheann péine purgadóra, TSh. 4742 . pl. do
40cuireadh glais ┐ geibhinn fair, CF 462 . do sgair a glais is a
gebenna, RC x 180.y . robris glais ┐ geibhinn ... in caislein,
ZCP vi 297.28 . Daingnigter ... for nglais ┐ bar ngeibenna,
CCath. 4257 . no bitis acca hi n-glassaib ┐ gebendaib, Alex.
1098 . a ngeibnib, RC xix 142.7 . géibhinn gan sgaoileadh
45`vincula,' TSh. 6386 . féil geibheann Pheadair the feast of
St. Peter's chains
, Keat. i 220.23 . sgaoil a géibheanna (of the
soul), Parrth. an Anma 346 . Fig. of that which impedes
motion, progress, etc. : drong dédenach ... | forchenna cáin
gébenn `which ends a bright chain,' Fél. Ep. 282 . scuchsat
50iarsin d'indsi almuigh | clothach gebend (: Éireand) a famed
halting-place (?
), Anecd. i 73 § 217 . Also rarely gémen : co
ngemlib gemen, LL 7a2 . Cf. gemin `compes,' Goid. 75.44 .
`geimhean chains,' O'R.

gébennach adj(gébend) o,ā fettering (?). As nickname : M. mic
55Gaghra gebhennaig, Hy Many 134.4 . As npr m. Geibennach,
AU i 486.7 (an. 972 ) = FM ii 696.1 (an. 970 ). Géibheannach,
Keat. iii 4327.

Gébennán (dimin. of gébend ?): npr m. Geibennán, Rawl.
159b25 .

60 gebere xsee gebire

gebiach xsee gebech.

gebiacht xsee gebidecht.

gebidecht n ā,f. decorating or illuminating manuscripts (?), em-
broidery (?) : cethra dana examla .i. goibnecht ┐ cerdacht,
65ailtirecht ┐ gebidecht, Laws v 104.30 Comm. gebeich .i.
doniad in geibiacht, 106.11 Comm.

gebire n io,m. a decorative artist, a designer or illuminator (?) :
cicht .i. geibire .i. rindaire, O'C. 92 ( H.3.18, 66b ) = gebere,
O'C. 1400 ( H.3.18, 633 ) = geibiach, O'Dav. 367.

70 ? gebras : ind mas re mo shuilib sea gebras tarla thu, Lec.
307va7 = gebes ecla tú, RC xiii 82 § 90 . Prob. corrupt.

géc n ā,f. gég, IGT Decl. § 39.12 . (a) a branch, a bough : géga
gl. ramos, Gild. Lor. 194 . géga glasa, Buile Ṡ. 30.17 . a barr
┐ a gega do toitim, TTebe 3698 . ilar a cráebh ... ┐ a ngég
75lúbach, CCath. 670 . ná loisc aball án na n-géc faroll faen,
SG 245.20 . claontar fiodh re fás a ghéag, TD 26.30 . géag
dhairghe, TSh. 1000 . ar crochadh as an ngéig, 1001 .
(b) Common in fig. sense in poetry of a person : dob é ín
ghég toraid co mblaidh, Acall. 1958 . gach gealgheag don
80crann cnosach , LL 394.28 . Finichair géc omnaide, Met.
Dinds. iv 322.33 . gég úachtair na tíre. Studies 1919 ,
73 § 9 . géag ós choill (of a hero), TD 7.16 . a ghéag abhla
(of the wife of O'Connor), 15.17 . géag abuigh do lár lubh-
ghoirt, 27.23 . Hence esp. in bardic poetry a scion, a person
85(man or woman) generally in complimentary sense : romarb
in géic grúamda, Met. Dinds. iii 220.66 . Iacob, gec co
ngreim, SR 3085 . marbhthair 'gun ghéig gach nar ghabh
`there is slain by the warrior ...,' DDána 64 § 7 . Conn Ó
Domhnaill ... géag bhuadhach d'ḟhuil na n-airdríogh, TD
17.69 . géaga síodhamhla ón Mháigh, 32.28 . d'e[i]s gege na
grian-aithni (of Ethne), ZCP xiii 17.7 . Moṅgfhind ... gasta
in géc, LL. 139a29 . a ghéag gan locht! faultless maiden!
5 Dánta Gr.² 39.42 .
(c) a genealogical branch: na géga sin o da gabhlaigheadar,
Hy Many 138.15 . craobha coibhneasa ┐ geuga geneluigh,
MS. Mat. 541.22 = Genealogical Tracts i 1.1 . lucht sgaoilte
gég ngeinealaigh, Studies 1920, 567 § 15 . ionann fuil dáibh
10... ionann géaga geinealaigh, TD 26.44 . eólas do ghéag
ngeinealaigh, 30.21 . sleacht Caisin ... géag díobh-san síol
bhFlannchadha, Content. xxix 24.
(d) In poetry in various fig. applications. Of limbs:
Símeon ... ro gab Ísu ... ar gecaib a gel-lamh, Gorm.
15 Oct. 8 . foda géga a glaicí, IGT Decl. ex. 1124 . sreatha a
ghéag cceathbhraonach cciúin (of a harper), Studies 1920,
99 § 13 .eidir ghéagaibh glac leabhar `long-handed arms,'
TD 39.6 . Of hair: (Niall) folt na bhfinnghéag `N. of the
fair-waving hair
,' TD 7.48 .
20(e) Compds. Common in poetry in various of the above
senses. (1) With adjs.: ¤ ablach ` apple-branched ,' TD 26.27 .
¤ áluinn, Acall. 475 . ¤ dígenn stout-branched (?): an glanbhile
gegdíoghoinn (of Patrick), ib. 64 n . ¤ dírech: na glac-doidi
... gegdhirge, MR 256.2 . ¤ gel ` bright-foliaged ,' TD 4.17 .
25 IGT Decl. ex. 100 . ` bright-limbed ,' TD 16.21 . ¤ lebor long-
branched , MR 98.11 . ` long-fingered ,' TD 12.4 . ¤ lúan
` bright-scioned ' (?), Met. Dinds. iii 16.204 . ¤ mall slow-limbed,
hence stately, dignified , ZCP viii 232 § 8 ( Ir. Litanies 102.27 ).
¤ núe fresh-branched: (Traoi) cathair ... an bhruaigh géagnaoi
30`bordered with flourishing woods,' TD 26.32 . ¤ slim `crowned
with soft waving hair
,' TD 20.60 . ? ¤ snaidte ` fair-branched ':
i dtír ghéagshnuighthe Gaoidhil, Content. xxv § 9 . ¤ soillsech
bright-fingered , ZCP ii 352.14 . ¤ trom well-wooded , TD 7.28 .
(2) With subst.: ¤ fid a branching wood , Rel. Celt. ii 228.34 .
35 Fig. of hair: barr ... na ngéigḟeadh, TD 23.23 . ¤ gúala
sloping (?) shoulder: croch dhearg ré ghéag-ghualoinn, Dán
Dé xxvii 3 . ¤ lí `branching splendour ,' MacCarthy 310 § 1 .
¤ loc a winding bay , Arch. Hib. i 87 § 24.