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1 taise n iā, f. (tais). (a) dampness, moistness, softness: luigh
80Moeog a ttír ... gan taisi for fholt na erradh do (after washing),
BNnÉ 189.1 . ? g s. as attrib.: fuil mór Marcellosi | luid
fo thalmain tassi , Fél. May 20 . t. ¤ clann a cúil `her hair's
soft tresses
,' PBocht 11a.13 .
(b) tenderness, mercy: gan t. ¤ d'éinneach, Measgra D.
85 66.23 . coinnle ... | budh soirbhe thaisi re truagh `whose
tenderness to the unfortunate was most kind
,' Rel. Celt. ii
246.24 . t. ¤ 'n-ar gcroidhe nír chuir | t. ¤ ar-oile ar ar
n-aghuidh, Aithd. D. 98.23 .
(c) weakness, feebleness : fo tháirníam thaisse (sic leg.)
`to impotent debasement,' Met. Dinds. iii 368.31 . fechtatar
5fir cen taisi, AU i 553 n. 12 . tugsad a dtréine ar th. ¤ , Measgra
D. 54.13 . Frequent in phrase cen t. ¤ : ó thaig Themra,
cen taisse | cor-rind Banba barr-glaisse, Met. Dinds. iv
60.43 . líth cen tassa `a feast without fatigue,' Aisl. MC
69.28 . do smuain fá thrí gan taisi thair | síth re Mlaise,
10 SG 27.4 .
(d) swoon, fainting fit, unconsciousness (frequently in
pl.) : darochair nél ┐ tam ┐ tassi bar Coinculaind, TBC
3969 . conid ra la hi tasse, LL 282a16 . conadh iarum ro
loigh taissi ┐ taimleacht man fíng[ail ?] sin, BB 23b10 .
15 eochair táma taisse, ZCP vi 270 § 8 . tamae ┐ taissi bais,
RC xiii 7.9 . ro éirigh Conn as a thaisibh, ML 142.24 . ag
dol i dtaisibh, TSh. 2053 . do lámh mar tá 'na taisibh (of a
broken arm) numbness (or to 2 taise ?) Ériu iv 62.16 .
? amaisse taisse tresse thibhraide, IT iii 96.13 . cēli tana
20tōebtaisi `slender mate for a maid's side (?),' Ériu ii 16.8 .

2 taise nperh. same wd. as prec. Generally in pl. (taisi-b).
g p. taiseadh, IGT Introd. 32.17 (pl. only). taisedh, BNnÉ
266.15 . IGT Decl. § 180 (pl. only). But an taise, A. Ó
Dálaigh l 33 .
25(a) dead body, corpse, remains : sithlach .i. corp nó taisi,
O'Mulc. 855 . ní tharda lí tassi form `may it not put the
colour of a corpse on me
,' Thes. ii 352.18 (see taisligid). ní
lobfat a thaissi, Fél. Ep. 220 . onáir do thaissib mo chuirp,
PH 1422 . ní cheil féar t. ¤ nach tig | i mbéal gach claise,
30 DDána 29.21 . mo ghlór mar thugas threis nguil | ac
techt os taisib Donnchaidh, IGT Decl. ex. 1071 . ceithre
sáorthaisi ... | a mbeól h'aonchlaisi a énúagh (lochdach),
ex. 2075 . sí nó a t. ¤ `even her ashes,' Aithd. D. 14.17 . fuair
sí taisi míl mhóir ar in traigh, Oss. v 96.z . na d-taisendaibh
35(of fish washed ashore), MR 102.5 .
(b) relics (of a saint) : reilgi .i. taisi, Trip. lii 35 . fo bith
taisi na naem indti (of a church), Laws v 124.25 Comm.
arna tucaiter do reilci ┐ do thaissi as, Lat. Lives 19.8 . fūas-
lucud an talman for a taisib `to open the ground on his relics'
40(i.e. in order to honour them), BColm. 96.7 . t. ¤ na marbh
... dá losgadh, TSh. 464.
(c) remnant, remains, ruins : beg taisi na Tuaithe, Leb.
Gab. 176.16 `klein sind die Reste des Stamms,' ZCP xiii
364 k . ar thaisibh na dtreabh so ... ná hagair a gcartha,
45 Ó Bruad. iii 22.11 . an té thug thú in bhar dtaisibh (a
building), Measgra D. 56.101 . a sgéith thall ge taoi ad
thaisibh, 23 H 8, 44a1 (cited TD ii 332 ). ? ar taisibh na
tolchai-sin, DDána 74.70 .
(d) manes, spirit, ghost : is beo a th. ¤ `his spirit lives yet,'
50 ITS iii 66.88 . a chúl [ria] tug an t. ¤ | na [Dhia] ar fhud na
heaglaise (of a stone image come to life), A. Ó Dálaigh
l 33.
Cf. also : gné no tais an aráin `the forms or outward
appearances of the bread
,' Donl. 244.y .

55 taisecc n o vn. of do-aisicc. restoring, restitution : diablud
taisic `double restitution,' Laws ii 64.27 . fo bith banadba
taisic `because female possession reverts,' iv 16.x . secht
n-aithne ... na dlegat a taisic, v 190.14 . Cf. Triads 157 .
tasec tindscrai iar feiss la fer, ZCP. xv 356.5 . is aiti aracīall-
60athar tassic an opund, Corm. Y 1232 . cach assec cona
thasséc is techta, TBC 1930 , cf. bá haisec cen taisec (of the
uselessness of trying to instruct a person), Aisl. MC 73.24 .
do chuinnchid tais[i]c Eilina, BB 426a24 . doradudh Heith-
iurún idhal na Breatan fria t. ¤ go mba béo nó marb `as
65security for her return alive or dead
,' RC xv 277.24 . ? ar cia
dobera in ri gell fri taisic catha, Laws v 186 n. 7 , ? leg.
tairec (Plummer MS. notes). Difference in meaning from
aisecc (q.v.) not clear.

taísech xand derivv. see toísech, etc.

70 taiselbad n u, m. vn. of do-aissilbi. (a) assigning, ascribing :
in salmsa do thaisilbiud dosom `to ascribe this psalm to
him
,' Ml 14a4 . in nuaisletaid ... do thaisilbiud dond fiur
adrodar idlu, 14b4 . aitt (i.e. hell) i mbia doib bás ... cen
bethaid do thaisselbad doridisi i colaind doenda possess (?),
75 PH 4320 . In Laws perh. stating to be the property (of another)
(Thurneysen, ZCP xv 269 ) : athgabail cacha neime cein
troscad cein t. ¤ , Laws v 254.8 , cf. 256.29 . t. ¤ n-ecnairce
ascribing to one who is absent (?), 328.24 Comm. in taisealb
necnairc, H.3.18, 259 ( O'C. 513 ). scor cen taisilbad, ib.
80 cach tōiseach co taisealbad, ZCP xvii 51 § 25.
(b) showing, exhibiting, setting forth (cf. taisbénad) :
taisealbhadh .i. taisbhénadh, O'Cl. tánic do thaselbad
a chrotha, LU 6539 . ba cenn mnaa ... noberthe i tasilbhath
`as a trophy,' Cáin Ad. § 3 . a nguin cuirp in clérig co t. ¤
85 with exhibiting (? as trophy, Plummer MS. notes), H. 5. 15,
13b ( O'D. 1614 ). taiselbadh dlighthi, Eg. 88, 18d ( O'C.
2254 ). is tuisechu ... in t-ecna do bith i n-anmain andas a
thasselbad, LL 187c53 . t. ¤ na hairce, LB 124a32 . céd cenn
do thoisechaibh Gall do thaisealbhadh, FM i 502.16 . teora
bliadhna an taisealba[i]dh `the three years of setting them
5forth
,' (i.e. the languages of the world), Leb. Gab. 192.25 .
ic t. ¤ a uilc `showing against him,' MR 298.6 .
(c) Of feasts, food, etc. preparing, setting on : torc tai-
selbtha fit to be exhibited (at a feast), LU 6430 . oc taisselbad
lenda, Aisl. MC. 113.7 . taisealbadh bíd, SG 81.16 . Cf.
10 taisbénad II (b).