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toirt n f. (Originally tort, n.? cf. lamtort n-irgala, infra.).
80(a) weight, mass; pile, heap : lamtort n-irgala `Armes-
wucht des Kampfes
,' Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 22 § 2 . ro-thinól dīn-t. ¤
tachtai | na línbroit, na hanartai, SR 5971 . co tuititis ina
tortib tamnaigthib, CCath. 3597 . ina tortuib tamnai[g]thi
┐ ina mēidhib móilderga, Fianaig. 94.15 . tentide dar
85medón cuirp | talman tene na throm-thuirt, PRIA xvi
230 § 2. Of a fire: fogníd in cech throm-thuirt te | tene
longphuirt is longse, Met. Dinds. iii 332.23 . roscí rí Cuilt,
in curaid, | ina thuirt 'sin trom-thulaig, iv 236.32 . t. ¤
teinneadh treathanmhóire ar bhfadughadh, Oss. iii 76.2 .
(b) crowd: tuirt mor do maithib ... i na thimchell co
5dluith, Alex. 65. (c) size, bulk: muicín na muc | nior
mhór a t. ¤ , Ir. Texts i 25 § 3 . an trat is mor a solus as bec
a t. ¤ ar a fad uainn, Ir. Astr. Tr. 96.y . dar leat ni mō nā
tort choncruinne luaithe do bhí aige, Feis TC 990 . t. ¤ an
teagaisg Chríosduighe se, Donl. iv 2 . thosuigh sé ag caith-
10eadh leó gur mharbh sé tort cruaiche féir, GJ vii 107b44 .
(d) form, image: do bhrígh nach baoghlach ... go nadhar-
fuid ... na Críosduighthe t. ¤ no cosamhlacht aoinneithe
`image,' Donl. 58.17 . (e) t. ¤ (i) esteem, regard (for): nochan
fuil t. ¤ ann festa | acht gurub seng gasta a roba, BNnÉ 145
15xii 7 . beg sníma isin saoghalsa | mór a th. ¤ na thigerna,
SG 18.19 .
? an óigi atú isin t. ¤ (troid, v.l.) | ní móidi is dú ina (mo,
v.l.) díboirt, IGT Decl. ex. 1192.
Compds. ¤ buillech of heavy blows: ar claidbib tromma
20tortbullecha, TBC 3699 . cath Tlachtga ba tortbuillech,
RC xxix 212 § 9 . doghabh a chlaidhemh trom tortbhuillech,
128 § 37. tarb-chodnach ... tortbuillech, MR 254.8 . ¤ ḟlaith
strong prince (?): maic Rechtada Rigderg tortflaith, Alban,
Rawl. 148b13 . ? ¤ gabáil: Fíachra ... Tort ... is hésiden
25cétbaronas tortgabáil Conailli Murthemne, ZCP viii 320.31
=Fiachu Tuirtri .i. tort ríi, ar is leis cētnarosnas torgabail
Conailli, Rawl. 141a5 . Leg. targabáil. ¤ gal heavy battle,
tumultousness: tortgal ocus tuaith- t. belach na troch,
MR 316.25 . á tortgail tindenais ocus a tuisleadaig tuaithbil,
30 318.3 . See turtgal. -rí. See -gabáil.

toirtech adj o, ā (toirt) bulky: le clochuibh toirtecha (sic leg.
MS. tairthecha) taball, ZCP vi 46.28 .
Cf. toirtemail.

toirtéis xsee toirnéis.

35 toirtemail adj i (toirt) (a) bulky, massive: robui tor taith-
nemach t. ¤ arin cend fa nesa don cathraigh don droitced,
ZCP vi 284.28 . ar dtōgbāil na tromchloiche toirtemla
tuinnighthe, 23 N 10, 131 . a cloidme troma ... toirteamla,
CF 251. (b) crushing, grievous: cath Torand, ba tortamail
40(sic leg.), RC xxix 212 § 19 . do chúalamar ... na gárthi
troma toirtemla, Acall. 6067 n. do hinnradh ┐ do loisgedh
tra in tir co t. ¤ , AU iii 114.9 . (c) substantial, numerous
(of assemblies): toirteamhail an tiomsughadh, Top. Poems
116.26 . ina mbuidhnibh ... troma toirteamla, FTC 353 .
45 ina ttuintibh troma toirtemhla, Hugh Roe 142.22 . clanna
... toirtemhla, Rel. Celt ii 260.20 . ro cheimnighsiot ... ina
ttuintibh tiugha toirtemhla, FM vi 2060.26 .

toirthech adj o, ā (torad) Also torthach, tair(r)thech.
(a) fruitful, fertile: amal as sommae .i. amal as t. ¤ a
50thalam, Wb 84a4 . in chruinn toirthig, Ml 15b13 . fuaram-
mar morthír mainbthech | toichthech trebthach iltairthech,
SR 4702 . do-rónais na crandu tirma cor ba t. ¤ , PH 1358 .
bid t. ¤ do muir ┐ tir, 4285 . muir th. ¤ , RC xxvi 32 § 150 .
mag thairtheach scoith[ṡ]emrach, YBL 164b26 . in maind
55mor-toirteach mil-blasda, BB 242a41 . lāthrais bōrormai,
fō mind | mór a tórmach t. ¤ tromm, ZCP xi 109 § 12 . cach
suth sóinmech, cach doth t. ¤ , 83 § 29. ós crích thairthig
(sic leg.) Themruch Bregh | nemguth ár naithghin (sic
leg.) d'óirdnedh, O'Gr. Cat. 470.10. i bParrthas na mbileadh
60dtoirtheach, DDána 31.7 . gan t'aithghin do dhúil duine |
don úir thairthigh thalmhuidhe, 74.61 . ba torthach clár
gach chonntaoi, A. Ó Dálaigh lii 26 . laogh na bó tairthighe
thú, Dán Dé xxix 17 . tegaisg thoirthecha Dé, O'Hussey
TC 3.16 an aithrighe do bheith toirtheach `fructuosam,'
65 TSh. 6893 . do dhéna me tóirrtheach thú, Gen. xlviii 4 .
Hence abundant: do chuir maithi a muintiri ... remi co
n-edalaib mora torthicha bid ┐ etaig, Ann. Conn. 1225.16 .
tuccsatt crecha mora toirticha leo dochom longpuirt
na nGall, 1230.8 . sealg tromthorthach shaoraoibhinn,
70 Feis TC 1 . ro pa t. ¤ ┐ ro pa turchairthech glasláth ... d'éda-
laib laden , MR 316.10 .
(b) (of persons) generous: cara damsa Tadg toirt[h]each,
ZCP viii 225 § 2 . co torthech, tren, tailc, trebarglan, Cog.
140.14 . tarthach tugthach tuigseach treorach, ITS xiii
75152.8 (O'Bruadair).

toirthemail adj i (torad). Also torthamail, fruitful, fertile:
ba t. ¤ na crainn, FM ii 1190.12 . do ní an tuisge ... an crann
torthamhuil, troim-mheasach, Donl. 454.26 . aní bhíos
ro-thoirtheamhail, ní thig i n-aibigheacht `ad maturitatem
80non pervenit nimia fecunditas
,' TSh. 6993.
Cf. toirthech.

toirthemlacht n ā, f. (toirthemail) fertility: leagaidh iomad
toirtheamhlachta an gort `ubertas,' TSh. 6992.

toirthige n iā, f. (toirthech) fruitfulness, fertility: huare is
85ar saintoirthigi doberthe ó dia don popul a fleuchud sin,
Ml 83d9 . aire dosrogh an ruire | an toirer—ara torthaidhe,
Leb. Gab. 42.18 . a tascor, a torthaigi asa descert andeas,
Ériu iv 148.16 . ar cruas a cath re clechtadh | ar tairthaighe
a toirbertad, BB 62a35 . rí in talman co torthige, LL
17a25 . ic cosnam dromma Clasaig ... ar a torthige, 15a11 .
5 gesca fíni co toirthigi, Trip. 62.7 =tortaighe, BNnÉ 42.35 .
`uim' talamh go ttortaidhe, Met. Gl. 20 § 67 . torthaighe a
sealg, sáire a sreab, Anecd. i 25 § 5.