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1 rind n i,m. n s. in rinnd , Wb. 13d25 (but: rind n-āga, TBC²
3269 = r. ¤ āig, TBC 5330 ; rind n-imgona, TTr.² 828 ). g s.
35 renda, Ériu xiii 74 § 175 . renna, Ériu v 72.23 . n p. renna, TBC
1263 . a p. rindi, Thes. ii 294.15 ( SP iii ). rinni, LU 3363 ( SC
15 ). ? rinna, LL 328b53 . g p. rínd, Bcr. 18d3 . rend, LU
1271 , 6418 ( TBC² 1903 ), TBC 2562 . d p. rinnib, LU 10365 .
rennaib, 1255 . TBC, 1284 . rind m. (g s. n p. -a), IGT Dec.
40§ 41.3 . rind f., § 149.11 .
(a) in general sense, a point, tip, apex : rind scine, Corm. Y
1119 . rind a (no i) crann a point in (of) a shaft , 1105 . rind, gl.
cacumen , Ir. Gl. 1008 . rinn `a point', Eg. Gl. 227 ; synon. with
corr, adharc, beann, corn, 119 . rinn `an atom, point, spot', 80 .
45 Hence the point (of a weapon or sharp instrument): gl. aculeus,
Wb. 13d25 . gabalrínd a pair of compasses (gl. circinus), Bcr.
18d3 . rind snáthaite, TBC 4710 . coica bera ar a mbái rind,
RC vii 300.157 ( LL. 207a26 ). eter rindi gaí, ZCP xi 84.1
(renna v.l.). tricha sleag ba rúadh reanda, viii 230 § 19 .
50 reanna sleagh, IGT Dec. ex. 1042 . Hence used for a spear or
pointed weapon (esp. in pl.): maigen na áigder rindi spear-
points , Thes. ii 294.15 . nín-gabat renna nō airm nō faebair,
TBC 1263 . ni geibtis renna no il-fhaibair e, Cog. 194.5 . na
fir-sea thecait anair cona rendaib, LU 1255 ( Im. Brain ii
55288.2 ). ro ringthea co rrindib, Fél. Prol. 37 . bás di (do) rind
`death by point', a violent death; cf. docer in rí de ruadrind, LL
129a28 ( MacCarthy 194 § 2 ). gura[b] bás do rind nos-bera,
LB 273a20 , cf. Caithr. Cellaig 117 . fuair bás do rinn, BNnÉ
226 § 126 , cf. 121 § 59 . go fuair a raghuin do rinn, Ir. Texts ii
6014 § 28 . tre rind ┐ faebar `by point and edge', by force of arms :
ba tria rinn ┐ fhaebhar dus-fucc Ó D. ina mhuinteardhas,
Hugh Roe 56.12 (f. 15b) . an tí dorad [Ó D.] ina chéillsine tria
rinn ┐ fhaobhar, 274.14 (f. 73a) .
In wider sense, of pointed things: da beind for tri fichtib
65rend two antlers with three score points , LU 1271 ( Im. Brain ii
288.18 ). tenga co n-imut renn fuirri prickles , Marco P. 162 .
lé rinn diamond a diamond point , Jerem. xvii 1 . sech rennaib
na ndairi branch-ends , LL 265a20 ( MU 22.16 ). nir bo lia
gainem mara no reann[a] feada, ZCP xii 294.2 . do rind ind
70ḟeóir, FB 88 ; cf. rinne .i. fear (= féar), H. 4.22, 67a ( O'C.
2065 ), and rindfeoir, Ériu x 84 § 78 . masa ní da hal (.i. da
rinnib) `of her litter (i.e. of her teats )', Laws iii 372.19 (of a sow),
cf. 378.21 . ic déol na cethra . . . co faisctis na fola tar a
rinnibh squeezed the blood over the teats (?), CCath. 2527 . rind
75aurlabra (i.e. tongue ), LU 3231 ( SC 2 ). rindadh rindibh
tengadh, Arch. iii 294 § 5 (prob. a play on double meaning).
Hence in B. na f. a tongue : is uairedh dom rind (.i. is imrāite
dom tengaid), ZCP v 485 § 3 . (fig.) sinn ón cās-sa go cuiredh |
rinn a ghrāsa gēruidhedh let him sharpen the point of his grace ,
80 Ir. Texts ii 88 § 13 ; cf. 92 § 11 c . rinn mblasa do cur ar gach
mbiadh piquant flavour , Ériu xi 196.9 .
(b) end, extremity : mell ōir for rinn cech dúail, IT i 119.22 .
rind a n-úae the tips of their ears , BDD 91 . ó thaig Themra . . .
co rrind Banba, Met. Dinds. iv 60.44 (leg. co hor Banna, Corr.
85 v 142 ). co rind mara `brink', TTebe 698 . a rrind mothair
edge , RC xviii 159.1 . gur ghabhadar cuan ag rinn Sléibhe
Rife extremity , Keat. ii 542 . ó sháil go rinn from heel to head ,
Hackett xxxvi 4 (roinn MS.).
(c) a cape, promontory : rind ┐ belat, Laws i 160.5 . otha
in rind corici in glind, Ériu ii 26.5 . trethan rinde Pilóir
5 Cape Pelorus , TTr.² 1084 . Cf. a rennaibh órathach [leg. Ó
Rathach?], Cóir Anm. 32 . Of inlets of the sea: amal renna
mara for tír no tíri for muir like fiords or headlands , CCath.
5844 .
(d) fig. apex; climax : feidhm láimhe . . . i rinn ghliadh `in
10battle-front
' (? in stress of combat ), Content. xxx 35 . fo rinn
armi ┐ enig, Ann. Conn. 1244.12 . Cathal . . . do écc fo rinn
airmhe ┐ oirrdearcais `at the pinnacle of prosperity and re-
nown
', FM iv 698 v . i rinn iorghaile, TSh. 5743 . i rinn troda,
L. Cl. A. Buidhe 155.57 . i rinn coimheasgair cairdeadh, Ir.
15Monthly 1930, 297 § 12 . Freq. of persons in this sense: rind
āig ┐ imgona fer nHerend, TBC 5330 . tri rainn āgha, 5540
St. = rinn, H (note pl. form). dā rind aga ┐ urlaimi, Cog. 56 y .
rind n-imgona fher mbetha, TTr.² 828 . rinn chosanta ┐
chalmachta an chóiccidh, FM iv 862.18 . comorba Ronan
20rind ciuil, Arch. iii 308.3 .
(e) point, acumen, keenness ; freq. of eyes (cf. Lat. acies):
rínd a roisc ┐ a menman, BB 414b25 . rinn roisc a min-chinn
is mall, Arch. iii 308.5 = FM ii 870.12 (`pupil'). rinn a radairc
┐ a ruisc, MR 270.4 . in rinn ruisg (name of a plant), Arch. i
25326.29 , cf. 336.120 . rinn ruisc euphrasia, eyebright , P. O'C.
(plant good for eyesight). is e in condnach inti techtas rinn
cēille, O'Mulc. 236 . rinn an réasúin, TSh. 2902 . rinn fheirge,
A. Ó Dálaigh vii 1 .
(f) in prosody the final word of a verse-line : is i recomarc
30forbanait a renda, IT iii 7 § 6 (BB). recomarc .i. deṡillabach
inna rennaib, Fél. 4.29 . rinn .i. co cuibdius ina aghaidh with
a rhyme answering to it
, O'Dav. 1342 , cf. 1430 . aithne reanna
┐ úaithne ┐ úama, IGT Introd. § 2 . For rinn and airdrinn
in debide (in which one of the final rhyming words is a syl-
35lable longer than the other), see IT iii 148 and E. Knott, Ir.
Syllabic Poetry 18 . See also 2 rind.
(g) do rind by dint of, by means of; a later use, for orig.
meaning see (a). ní terna duine . . . acht mina dechaid fer do
rind gona no builli unless he got off by (dealing) wound or blow ,
40 ZCP xiii 213.14 . do rinn ruaga do gonad no do marbadh é
would wound or slay him by a sudden onset (?), Celt. Rev. iv
18.9 . racha sinn . . . dá dhíol do rinn mholta mhōir, O'Gr.
Cat. 486.26 (< Gofr. Fionn Ó Dálaigh). [dochuaidh] do rind
retha as, ZCP vi 65.30 .
45(h) miscellaneous exx.: corthi cumdachta . . . co rinnib ┐
delbú ┐ fuathu ingantu, Alex. 596 = co ríndaib, BB 493b19 ;
`Spitzen' ( points ), Meyer, but perh. engraved marks or devices,
cf. vb. rindaid and 2 rind = signum in Glosses. dá rinn
d'inneall i n-aghaidh dhíolmhaineach Chríost a double line of
50battle
(= duplicem aciem . . . contra milites Christi), TSh. 7061 ;
a translation of Lat. acies.
See also cóicrind, gabulrind.
For compds. see below.

2 rind n u,n. later m. n s. (with art.) a rrind , Sg. 70b7 . g s. renda,
55 73a12 . renna, SR 213 . n p. inna rind , Bcr. 18b10 . Ml. 2a14 .
SR 202 . inna rinn , Ml. 145d3 . renna, LU 8373 ( FB 25 ). a p.
rinn, SR 101 . g p. rind, SR 131 . LU 2734 , 9894 . renn, SR
2259 . In Mid.Ir. also m., a p. rendu, PH 6978 . Occas. spelt
rann.
60 A constellation, star ; the orig. meaning may be that of Lat.
signum which it glosses Sg. 69a6 , Ml. 2a14 ; prob. influenced
by 1 rind in its development. In later lang. generally con-
fined to poetry. Of constellations: rind, gl. Cancer, Sg. 100a3 ,
cf. 69a6 . ainm renda , gl. Pisces, 73a12 . hi coimthecht du
65gréin ┐ escu i n-oénrínd, Bcr. 32a6 . fuath cach renna (of the
zodiacal signs), SR 212 . dā degrind déc (of the Zodiac), MR
112.22 . Gen. in wider sense, planet, star : rind [rand, rann
MSS.] .i. retla, O'Dav. 1359 . gl. Vesperum, Sg. 70b7 . isna
rendaib fail húas gréin .i. mars iouis saturnus , Bcr. 18c4 . na
70secht rind airegda planets , SR 202 , cf. 101 . i llāib na rind
n-airegdae, O'Mulc. 497 . turcbala . . . na rind iar funiud, RC
xxv 252 § 37 ( LU 2734 ). ho shollsi grene ┐ na rend archena,
PH 6807 . renda nime ┐ redlanda, IT i 191.24 ( FA 30 LB).
ranna teinntidhi, RC xxiv 378.28 . do Ríg na rend (of God),
75 BColm. 78.21 (but: Rig na rinn, ib. 6 ).
Of persons: Enán Roiss rind solus, Fél. Jan. 30 . in rind
uas rendaib (of the archangel Michael), PH 6387 .
Of the elements in general: ?brisistair na reanna aicsidi ┐
nemaicsidi fair, Dinds. 81 ( RC xvi 32 ); sureties for fulfilment
80of an oath, given as: muir, gaeth, grian, eoitheoir ┐ firmaimint.

3 rind n harmony, (in verse) rhyme ? perh. an extension of 1 rind
(f), which may be intended in some of the exx. below. i tír
n-ingnad hi fil rind, LU 10845 ( IT i 132 ). rind airchetail . . .
gabait na cliara, IT iii 106.4 . aisti rathmar co rrind, ib. 15
85( LL 38a20 , 33 ). aeibind tām in ríg go rind | darba seol seirci
. . . ceol circi Boirc[h]i, Ériu x 81 § 47 cf. Met. Dinds. iv 90.13
(Dinds. of Ard Fothaid). aes dana in rig co rinnib `melodies',
Fél.² p. xcvi ( LB Comm. on June 1 ). rind eclinne cen a
n-uaim `a kinless stanza lacking in rhyme' (? a faulty end-
rhyme without one to correspond
?), Ériu vii 220.3 ( LL 209b41 ).
5 acht guth eoin bhinn . . . do rinn cheóil ní chluinfidhir `no
note of music will be heard
', Ériu v 54.44 . rinn .i. eolus ut est
aircetal .i. in rind ro bui ac Aimirgin ┐ ic Roighne, rinn aīre
┐ rinn molta (i.e. poem ), O'Dav. 1352 (see Ériu xiii 21.19 ).