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trotán n o, m. (troit) fight, quarrel, skirmish: Tuath Rátha
85réidh gan trodán, Top. Poems² 315 . mo thairbh throdáin
thoghaidhe, CRR² 60.20 . ro marbhadh ... hi ttrodan,
FM iv 934.16 . fear seasta na gcruadhthrodán, O'Gr. Cat.
356.3. Cf. minic do cuireadh ar dhá chéad trodán, | bréag
ar bheagán, TD 34.15 .

trothad n act of whetting (?): ic slipad a claidem ... ic tro-
5t[ha]dh a tuag, CCath. 4637.

? trothal n cloch throthail ┐ dealg don sciaigh il-laímh gach
ḟir `Verwitterungsstein' (p. 125), IT iii 97.6 =` sling-stone '
(Stokes), RC xii 120.6 . Cf. trochlaid and trochlaigid. See
Otia ii 91 n. 1 .

10 trú n k,m. and f. d s. trú, ZCP xii 386.34 . In Mod. Ir. also as
dental stem, IGT Decl. § 21 . n p. trotha, Misc. Ir. Archaeol.
Soc. i 4.9 . So regularly in Ó Bruad. n p. trotha, ii 268.10 .
trutha, 282.1 . d p. trothaibh, 276.7 . truthaibh, i 50.3 .
Note also n s. trúgh (trú, v.l.), i 72.17 . ? v s. a thrúidh , p.
15116 n. ? g s. truith, 74.2 . Cf. n p. troithe, Duan. Finn
ii 394.4 .
(a) a doomed person, one who is fey: trū quasi do-ru .i.
dōig a tuitim; a verbo ruo. Vel tī-ru, ar tī tuitme atā. Vel
a Troia dicitur .i. ar a mince a hairsen, Corm. Y 1237 .
20 trūagh ... .i. āgusta dō gurab trū he dreads being `trú,'
1238 . troid ... quasi trú-ait .i. ait ī la troich, 1248 . troich
.i. mairb, H. 3. 18, 531.16 . dorigni troich ṅdorchaid dé |
co torchair i cath Giluáe (David and Saul), SR 6397 . am
trúsa ... ó gabussa gaisced niro la imroll mo urchur cussindiu,
25 LU 3280 ( SC 7 ). ní indóig lim cid t. ¤ , BDD² 1141 . a Fhir
diad ... | ... isat lomthru, TBC 3660 . ra thathaim in tan
ba t. ¤ , LL 133a1 . atgéoin ... in drúi for labrad E. ropad t. ¤ ,
RC xiii 450.y . madh saeglach intí téid da fegadh tibaigh
tar a bruach amach; mad tru ... ni tic tar a hor amach
30(of a miraculous well), Todd Nenn. 197 n. g . na dumacha
derboile | a cailltib ard-Almaine, | is trū nō is methach a
ngnīm | intī nosgeib fo comlīn, ZCP v 23 § 3 . cach trén bid
truag no bid t. ¤ , Ériu v 211.4 . a l-lá ndēdenach di sechtmain
ōenaich Tailten flaith na faigbi is t. ¤ issin blīadain sin is
35destined to die that year
, ZCP xiii 372.24 . nā tuc táib ri
troich `do not trust one that is fey,' KMMisc. 266.2 . crāu-
dortad troch, ZCP xiii 376.13 . is ferr t. ¤ iná truagān truag,
Ériu ix 45 § 6 . bidh a n-inill nech is t. ¤ | is bidh a n-eisinill
étrú, ZCP vii 302.x ( Dánfhocail 242 ). is bec in glōir bud
40dū dī | fōill in trū ocus a t[h]reissi (i.e. the body), Arch. iii
238 § 4. gille as mhó d'innmhe ... | biaidh 'n-a throich
... | dá dtí go hadhbhaidh Iofruinn, DDána 35.13 . im
throich bhí a haithle mh'anma, Dánta Gr.² 28.27 . ba tenm
teinedh tar trocha, Leb. Gab. 100.2 . mo thruaighe na trocha
45nach tuigid mar thig an bás go hobann, TSh. 526 . Med.
da sgeithi na bith t'aire ris uair is tru é, Ir. Texts
v 7 .x .
In phrases: robud do throich `warning to a doomed man'
(a futile undertaking), Triads 83 . bā robad do throich,
50 Aisl. MC 71.20 . roba robadh do throich a thegasc, ML²
258 . Cf. t. ¤ nach géabhadh gargrobhadh, PBocht 19.24 .
i treib throch, Bruchst. 55 § 123 = FM ii 648.17 . ba toirm
troch riana thrágud `it was the noise of one doomed before
his dissolution
,' Met. Dinds. iii 412.31 . ropo thurus troch
55fo thráig, 406.27 . iar troch togairm, Arch. Hib. ii 55 § 13.
Attrib. gen. fatal, doomed: bidba troch `a culprit fated to
evil doom
,' Met. Dinds. iii 172.66 (cf. Keat. ii 2102 ). cotlud
troch sleep of the doomed, fatal sleep: is cotlad troch sin
ar cind aigi ┐ cūanart, TBC² 2507 . a chodladh níor chodladh
60troch, Content. iv 59 . ba tinnabrad troch do Congal- in
codla sin, MR 168.y . ropo gleō fri demna troch `it was a
fight against demons of doomed men
,' Death-tales 20.y .
réim troch `a fatal course ,' Met. Dinds. iv 182.15 . sáethar
troch, iii 376.20 . dos-berad fo thaidbsin troch `would make
65them seem like men doomed to death
,' RC xiv 404.26 . telgun
troch `the lying down of a doomed man' (cf. cotlud troch,
supra), Ériu ii 56 § 6 . fo thinniu throch `in pangs of suffer-
ing
,' Met. Dinds. iv 94.38 . Cf. troich do thinme, Bruchst.
i 21 § 44 . re h-ucht troch do timdhibhe, MR 64.6 . treabhadh
70troch dhúin an domhan to cultivate this world is for us a
hopeless undertaking
, DDána 24.14 . turchairthe troch (of
a pig), Ir. Texts i 26 § 8.
(b) In more general sense of wretch, miserable person;
villain, blackguard: dob í culaidh an treas troch `of the
75third wretch
,' TD 44.8 . mairg do rothaobhuigh thú, a
thruaigh, | a th. ¤ , a dhrochshaoghail, DDána 53.8 . t. ¤ bhíos
na bhastord ` scamp ,' O'Gr. Cat. 555.34. gan aonurraim
ó'n troch (leg. troich ?) do'n tigerna `without respect showed
by loon to lord
,' Caithr. Thoirdh. 144.29 . do chur na ttroch
80ar merbhall, | nach tug termann da naoimh-cill, BNnÉ
148.15 . in t. ¤ dhuaibhseach, TSh. 3742 . re truthaibh
tréigthe an ríogh `the wretches who betrayed ...,' Ó Bruad. i
50.3 . ag leadhbadh truith `to trounce a ruffian,' 74.2 .
trotha craois dochuaidh re holc, ii 268.6 .
85Compds. ¤ buiden: trochbuidne taeb-tolla tuath rebta
(of defeated troops), Celt. Rev. iv 14.24 . ¤ chalma: nír sguir
dona tuathamaidecha taobhainmhecha troichchalma sin,
no gur thuitedar despairingly valorous , Comp. Con C. 130.11 .