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1 airbe

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Forms: Airbiu

vn. of ar-fen. io, [n.] d s. Airbiu, LL 14067 . Later f. (often as dental stem) oirbe, IGT Decl. § 3 .

(a) hedge, fence, paling: ní bíd clad na hairbi na caissle im thír, LU 10568 . cūaille airbed inna lāim, Cáin Ad. § 3 . dogníther cuairt nairbed uime, Thr. Ir. Gl. 22.29 = d'imbe, Corm. Y 674 . teit C. . . . ┐ ataig a thraig fri airrbe, LL 14115 . bla cuaille airbi, Laws iii 290.10 . caithe tar a.¤ , iv 124.z Comm. teit tar airbid do saigid feoir aili, 110.27 Comm. aithgin na n-aile ┐ na n-a.¤ ón macc, i 98.8 Comm. re hoiledaib ┐ re hairbedaibh, iii 186.2 Comm. ailedha ┐ airbedha, O'Dav. 281 . cith . . . cor bris gach oirbi i tarla, RC xviii 151.3 (Tig.). a tighe ┐ a airbeadha, AFM ii 652.3 . co ndernsat daingen airbhe etorra ┐ a namhaitt, vi 2220.17 . a.¤ druad druidic hedge, name of some magic obstruction to keep off an enemy (see TTr. p. 129 , V. SS. Hib. i clxi ): co raeirgatar a n-airbeda drúad impu, LL 239a47 ( TTr. 1672 ). F. . . . as é do righne ind erbhe ndruadh do Diarmait, AFM i 194.11 . Fig. a a.¤ ibair ` yew fence ' (term of reproach addr. to a person), Bruchst. i 27 § 60 . Mathias tend eirbe, Gorm. Jan. 30 . Of a shield: gur bo hoirbhe tréitholl . . . an tromsgiath don toinnseamh sin, ML 88.17 . Cf. tolla. (1 toll).

(b) Various applications. pen for animals: acht bid o lias no a.¤ adriastar a laegh `provided it be in . . . a pen her calf is tied', Laws iii 228.7 . tuircc airrbe, O'Curry 881 ( H 3.18, 394b ); 'a pen-reared(?) boar' EIF 85 . a brog no a lamann do fagbail don gataid a mbel na ha.¤ , 2427 ( Eg. 88, 33(34)d ). maic becca doairchellat bó ┐ cethra olchena im airbhetha `within their pens', Ériu ii 206 § 26 . ruba lín in fiada .i. cosa in lín .i. osairbe . . . .i. fer benas ruba lin i tír a chéli cin athchomarc .i. . . . in a.¤ (of catching game by driving it into a space enclosed by a deer-fence), O'Dav. 1366 . le hosnaduibh elbhadh / a n-orsanaibh oirbedh, IGT Decl. ex. 156 . Of the ribs of the body: airbhe .i. asna, O'Cl. co ndrochradar . . . doid fri dóid . . . ┐ airbhi fri hairbhi, TBC-LL¹ p. 381 n.6 . acc aicsin a airrbhi bháin / forsan tráigh ós Aingi uair, AFM i 480.15 . a dá a.¤ `his two ribs', Metr. Dinds. iii 372.87 . toidet . . . a.¤ in mīl mhōir, Ériu ii 124 § 71 . Of fighting-men phalanx, serried rank: cenmotha na ha.¤ mora Maicedondai, Alex. 43 . athe regdai a n-airrbe friu, Rawl. 83b12 (= airbre, Ériu vi 121.z ). crothais A. a.¤ īath nEthomuin, Ält. Ir. Dicht. i 17 § 3 ( Rawl. 116c 13 ). na hairbheda órarmacha, Caithr. Thoirdh. 41.10 . ag taobscannradh a tiugoirbedh `their close-packed files', 67.38 . do dhruim comharc . . . nó togharma an airbhe, L. Cl. A. B. 46.38 . go rabatar na rígcholna ina réidairbedaib ar na raonródaib (description of carnage), Caithr. Thoirdh. 42.6 . fálairbi ferrda . . . Frangc, MR 214.17 . gor ba a.¤ aighbéil anrata iat-sein eturru (of raised weapons), 140.11 . In n.loc. A.¤ Roḟir in Conaille Murthemne, see Walsh, ZCP viii 555 . Dún na nAirbed, LU 399 .

Cf. eirbe.

? aith

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adj follg. seem to be merely etymol. glosses: obad luighi do sa baile is a.¤ ┐ is adha do caitham a mná, O'Curry 2432 (Eg. 88, 35 b). no obad luighi an baile is a.¤ di a denamh gin slanugadh don feithemain, ib. Note also: cuaille feda i feilm n-airgit a.¤ i fochlucht, Ériu xi 48.16 = cuaille fedha a feilm nairgid . . . ada a bfothlacht, O'Curry 2479 ( Eg. 88, 38b-39a ) (cf. áth aba). Adv. luid Asal in a n-diaid co hada no co ha.¤ da niarraidh, Laws i 66.6 Comm.

? ancúal

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ind cūaille . . . .i. de an cūal nō caoile quam alia , Corm. Y 328 .

2 apthach

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adj o, ā (cf. apthu) pertaining to death: bliadain aptac, ALC i 80.z (cf. Ir. Hist. Stud. vi 181 ). ó gluaiseadh an cuaille cascair / go hEas Geibhtine an eileatroim (leg. a n-eileatrom?) a.¤ , Ó Bruad. i 144.6 , see iii 231 . In n.pr. Eocaig Aptach .i. ara mét abailedh fría linn, Cóir Anm. 72 . Eochaidh A. . . . ionann a.¤ is marbhthach, Keat. ii 2193 . m. Echach Apthaig, ZCP viii 333.29 . dond Eochaid urdairc A., LL 14926 . Cf. aupthach.

ar-foím

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Forms: ara-foimi, arafoim, arfaom, ar-foem, -eróim, -arfaem, -eroemaid, araḟóimat, arfoemat, -eroimer, araḟóimtar, eróimsiu, aurfhoímsiu, urfoem, íroimed, aurfaomaid-si, -airoemath, -aurimeth, -auremeth, arfoemtis, -aurfóemha, -urfaoma, arafoima, arfaoma, ara-faema, -eróima, -eroema, arfoimam, -arroímat, -eroimet, arfaomtar, araḟóimtar, -arfaomad, arafoimtis, eróimtis, ar-foímae, arfaemfet, ar fo et, arfoet-som, ar-roiéitsa, arroet, arroét, arróet, arároét, arroéit, arróit, -arroit, -arroet, arrohet, arroet, arraet, -roiat, in ara-roiat, ar-róet, ardosroet, a- are, ad-cota (-ét), eimid, roet, orohet, diaroet, o ra ét, araróitmar, arróittid, arroétatar, -arroetatar, -arróimsat, arfōitea, -arroeta, airfaomaid, airaímid, airḟáemad

v See remarks under ar-eim. Indic. pres. 2 s. ara-foimi, Ml. 68a8 . 3 s. arafoim, Ml. 17c7 . arfaom, Mon. Tall. 132.24 (§ 14) . ar-foem, Auraic. 1617 . -eróim, Sg. 139a5 . -arfaem, ZCP v 498.26 . ? 2 pl. -eroemaid, LL 13784 . 3 pl. araḟóimat, Sg. 50b17 . arfoemat, Wb. 34a6 . Pass. sg. -eroimer, Ml. 17c7 . Pl. araḟóimtar, Sg. 156b4 . Ipv. 2 s. eróimsiu, Ml. 132c15 . aurfhoímsiu, TBFr. 118 . urfoem (urfaom v.l.), O'Dav. 1610 . 3 s. íroimed, Wb. 6d4 . aurfaomaid-si, O'Mulc. 327 (see Bergin, Ériu xii 216 ). Indic. impf. 3 s. -airoemath, Ériu vi 134.20 . -aurimeth, 22 . -auremeth, 29 . 3 pl. arfoemtis, Ériu vi 134.24 . Subj. pres. 2 s. -aurfóemha, O'Dav. 1610 = -urfaoma, O'D. 2211 (Nero A vii, 145b). 3 s. arafoima, Ml. 17c3 . arfaoma, Mon. Tall. 160.16 (§ 79) . ara-faema, ZCP xiv 384 § 49 ( Laws ii 316 ). -eróima, Thes. i 498.3 . -eroema, Ériu vii 168 § 12 . 1 pl. arfoimam, Thes. ii 245.12 (Cambr.). 3 pl. -arroímat, Wb. 14d37 . -eroimet, Ml. 30d13 . Pass. sg. arfaomtar, Mon. Tall. 148.18 (§ 57) . Pass. pl. araḟóimtar, Sg. 156b4 . Subj. impf. 3 s. -arfaomad, Mon. Tall. 150.19 (§ 61) . Pl. arafoimtis. Ml. 28c18 . eróimtis, Wb. 26a22 . Fut. 2 s. ar-foímae, Ériu xviii 26 § 3 . 3 pl. arfaemfet, Otia ii 94 § 4 . Pret. 3 s. ar fo et (three sylls. required), Blathm. 179 . arfoet-som, Ériu iii 140.177 . Perf. 1 s. ar-roiéitsa, Wb. 6d14 . 3 s. arroet, Ml. 17c3 . arroét, 7 . arróet, 16a4 . arároét, 25d10 . arroéit, Wb. 28d28 . arróit, 32d10 . -arroit, Ml. 36a34 . -arroet, 25d11 . arrohet, SR 2439 . arroet, 7597 . arraet, Ériu vi 135.55 . -roiat in ara-roiat, Ml. 24d28 may be disyllabic, see GOI 685 . The follg., guaranteed by metre, may have been infl. by prot. stem of ad-cota: ar-róet, Corp. Gen. 281.17 ( Rawl. 158b4 ). ardosroet, ZCP iii 21.13 . Disyll. forms without initial a- are to be explained either by elision, as due to infl. of prot. stem of ad-cota (-ét), or possibly even as forms of an uncompounded verb *eimid: roet, BB 259a58 (= aroet, YBL 179b10 ). orohet, SR 1058 (= arroet, LB 110a ). diaroet, 7510 . o ra ét (oráet MS), LU 2984 . Note also monosyllabic róet, Metr. Dinds. iv 316.16 . 1 pl. araróitmar, Wb. 9c10 . 2 pl. arróittid, Wb. 13a30 . 3 pl. arroétatar, Trip.² 2642 . -arroetatar, Ériu vi 134.30 . With s-pret. -arróimsat, Wb. 26a23 . Pass. pl. arfōitea, ZCP viii 312.19 . -arroeta, Ann. Inisf. 887 .

Later as simple vb. airfaomaid (airfoemaid, airaímid) with vn. airḟáemad. Cf. 1 airitid, airitnigid.

(a) accepts, receives, assumes, takes with a wide variety of objects (persons, orders, sacraments, etc.): is hó athir arroét macc cumachtae, Ml. 17c7 . anarróet deacht doinacht, 16a4 . aróittid dano mo precept, Wb. 13a30 . ní tio araḟóimat sidi oca cruthugud ó anmmanaib diil tanisi `it is not -tio that these assume', Sg. 50b17 . o rohet Adam anmain, SR 1058 . ar-foímae it brú gein `thou wilt receive', Ériu xviii 26 § 3 . arin mathair mbáidh o ro airimis (ór airaemhais v.l.) by the loving mother from whom Thou didst receive it (of Christ's humanity), Ir. Lit. 20.15 . anti ardo[b]foim si as messe ar[a]fóim gl. qui uos recipit, me recipit, Ériu iii 4.18 . nicon arroet iarum duine etir asenath do anmchairdiu, Mon. Tall. 135.20 (§ 23) . arrōet Cāier Nēde hi mac dō fobīth nī rotecht mac cena, Corm. Y 698 ( Anecd. iv 58 ). ni urfaoma righ . . . hi rathaighes fruit `do not accept a king . . . as surety for you', Ériu xi 73 § 1 . ardafoem in carpat he, vi 135.51 . ar-us-fōet caill i.e. they have been buried in the wood, Fianaig. 10.z . is é in coimdid no-s-eraimend, PH 6146 . aurfoemaid in coimdiu chuci ina múinterus, IT i 170.7 . is dó sein arroét-som in n-ainm as Cothraige, Trip.² 202 . arroétatar . . . sacarbaicc, 1150 . arfoím C. . . . in n-imarchor o Fergus, LU 5650 ( TBC-I¹ 1173 ). corugud cach cuaille iar nuachtur ┐ lamcur doib conach urfaema in talam that the ground may not receive it (i.e. that it may not sink into the ground entirely(?). Of making a fence), Laws iv 112.12 . urfoem (urfaom v.l.) .i. fir[ḟ]aom, ut est ni aurfóemha (urfaomha v.l.) dana na cloen, O'Dav. 1610 cf. O'D. 2211 (Nero A vii, 145b): dana nis n-urfaoma o beguib na moruibh. aurfaomaidsi gnīma (a) fir, O'Mulc. 327 `let her accept the duties of a man', Ériu xii 216 . arróet Ísu barghin i n-a láim, PH 5048 . secip erfhoemus brothairne do t'étach whoever receives, 1429 . ní fúair mnái ronirḟáem (ronfirfaem v.l.), Metr. Dinds. iii 300.28 . conad do sil Meic Milead arroḟaetar (ro ḟeadadar, roedattar v.l.) mna, ZCP xiv 64.9 . arroet Ceallach gradha uasalepscoip C. received the order of bishop, AFM ii 984.2 .

(b) agrees to (a proposal), consents to: ? ol issed aroai[t] doib in inbaid sin comrag ar galaib aenfer, BB 495b 8 = ar ba head roimraided leó, Alex. 774 . mad ro urfaem in bidbaid apadh i faesam, Laws i 98.25 Comm. ben ara-fuim imurfhis do chind a ceile a woman who agrees to be unfaithful to her husband, Laws v 272.7 . aroét an ben on (don v.l.) Dagda acht nibad oman E. `would have yielded', Ériu xii 142.7 .

(c) accepts (ill-treatment), submits to: aroet maithe Ulad . . . tuitim im Chuscraid `it was the lot of the nobles of U. to fall around C.', Ériu viii 176 § 10 .

(d) permits, allows: arfoemad immurgu aithcomarc neich dond áos fuirbti `he would sometimes allow holy persons to consult him', Mon. Tall. 135.22 (§ 23) . is dlighedh urfaemus a toichedh, Laws i 90.22 Comm. taithbec ind uilc . . . nád eroim a ícc tria guidi, Ériu vii 162 § 5 .

4 blá

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Forms: blaí

n m. also blaí. boundary (mark); enclosure: in da bla dec frisi cuindrighter crich `the twelve marks by which a boundary is defined', Laws iv 142.8 Comm. bla imfoghla; crich do teid uisce glaise airm fo leanad ín da comarba ím da biad for cechtar ín da leithe. Adsuigaidhter cricha for sin, 144.10 Comm. bla mucnaige .i. crích son inchoisce cet bona crann no cuaille i talum no dibell muilinn no sendroiched fo tuind, O'Curry 33 (H.3.18, 13). bla reime. Crich son incoisce rout rig no tuaithi . . . no bothar. Is blai críche insin, 34 (14). (B. na f.) cechaing . . . tar dorus an bla amauch, ZCP viii 102.18 = dorus na ratha, Ériu ii 186.17 .

? blaïd

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v slan don ti saidhes in cuaille is in n-airbe iarna blaad; ┐ munar blaud itir, is bithbinchi do riagail i leth ris `after it has been trimmed', Laws iii 290. 11 , 12 Comm. gl. bla cuailli airbi, 10 .

? bleth

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n also bleith: óin eich agar for b.¤ .i. eiscither for grafainn an aonaigh co fis, O'D. 689 (H.3.17, 505). oin eich agur for bleith, 691 (506). See 3 blá. Cf. also: in cuaille ┐ set aine ro millestur in fal ┐ in b.¤ , 106 (86). seoit aíne ro millestar in fál ┐ in b.¤ (with question-mark over last word), 1884 ( Harl. 432, 15b ) = in fal ┐ inbleogain, Laws i 236.8 Comm.

2 ceirt

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n f., IGT Decl. § 14 . rag, piece of cloth : dia talta de in ch.¤ būi uime, Corm. Y 1059 (91.21) = ch.¤ combrecc, Corm. 36.39 . negar in ch.¤ dam, YBL 122b45 . in dubaige no in cert for cuaille `the mask or the rag upon the pole', Laws i 178.2 Comm. fear nár iarr do chlóca acht c.¤ , Ir. Review 1912, 471 § 5 . duine déudugadh lé ceirteachaibh = with rags, Proverbs xxiii 21 . Fig. ceirte críona na coire do mhalairt, TSh. 6963 . ? nídam nia acht am geilt ghánd / dia dorad i c.¤ mo chond, Corm. 34 `has brought my mind to little' (spoken by Suibne Geilt? See note), RC xx 412.11 ( ACC 137 Comm. ).

cepp

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Forms: cip

n o, [m.] (Lat. cippus) n pl. cip.

(a) tree-stump, log, block : dobert buille don c[h]ip bói isin étach (i.e. as dummy body), Corm. Y 690 (p. 57.19) . c.¤ ina láim chlí i rraibe ere .xx. cuinge do damaib, LU 9189 ( FB 91 ). cep ferna, Death-tales of the Ulster heroes 28 § 10 . ar ceapaib ┐ ar coirthib in talman, ZCP viii 553.22 . for bennaib sleg ┐ c.¤cuaille in baile, LB 156b19 . do cheppaib ┐ do chorrḟótaib ┐ di ḟuatnib talman, LL 12811 . cep gl. cepus [cippus?], Ir. Gl. 480 . adaich . . . a braghaid tar in cep chopping-block , RC xiii 30.10 . ceap críonchonnaidh, DDána 50.21 . do shín a muinél . . . co humhal . . . ar cep no ar clar (= truncus), Smaointe B. Chr. 1994 . amharc daill idir cheapaibh (rith daill . . . , amharc daill ideir cranuibh, v.ll.), Dánfhocail 68 (prov. for a useless proceeding). ní dhéan adhradh don cheap do róine mo cheard féin, Keat. ii 5395 . cip thuislighthe stumbling blocks, Jeremiah vi 21 . By extension: olc do dhíol isan chiop chriadh `earthly stock' (of the body), Aithd. D. 62.16 . an ceap nach bia binn go bráth (disparagingly of a harp), Measgra D. 7.96 . fán gceap oireas don chonntaois shoe-maker's last, Ó Bruad. i 136 xiv . Cf. ceap mo dhuaine, ii 86.x (`burden of my poem').

(b) anvil-block : mad si a indeoin do cuaidh as in cip, O'Curry 926 ( H 3.18, 406 ). in indeoin cona cip, RC xxiv 194 § 6 . Prov. of taking up permanent residence: c.¤ i clandta do indeuin, Mon. Tall. 134.7 (§ 19) . t'indéin do béimim i c.¤ / buith i foss co bás `a striking of thy anvil into the block', Ériu iii 108 § 53 (cep, cip, v.ll.).

(c) stocks (for confinement), pillory, log to which a snare or trap was attached: i cip gl. in ligno (Acts xvi 24), Thes. i 497.27 (Ardm.). in ceap ┐ in cuithe ┐ in slabradh co pein . . . sarcomrac cip no cuithe, O'Curry 2384 ( Eg. 88, 30 (31)a ). gebend carcar c.¤ , LL 18642 . mar chimid i cip, ZCP vi 263.12 . i carcair ┐ c.¤ dar a chosa, PH 1170 . chum smachtuighthe an chip, Proverbs vii 22 .

(d) genealogical stock; ancestor: D. . . . is ceap do shíol gCeallaigh uile, Hy Maine 165.16 . ceap Í Domhnaill Dhúin na nGall, DDána 93.24 . do chrú na gceap i gCaisiol, Ó Bruad. ii 202 lxviii .

In comic name: Dorn Ibair hua Cipp Goband, CRR 18 . In n. loc. maidm Atha-in-Chip, AU ii 342.13 .

In sense of cippe q.v.: cep mór brathar a large body of friars, AU iii 524.12 . a chip catha, Duan. F. ii 312 § 51 . ? cnoi . . . daberar lan coid dib i monaid, gu n[d]enand ceap dib and `a stock(?)', Laws v 408.19 Comm.

clannad

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[u, m.] vn. of clannaid.

(a) act of planting : la dáini clandad lugbart `to men belongs the planting of gardens', Ml. 121c12 (claindab, MS.). ni rudhradh nad astann cli na cuaille na cora na cladh (.i. fot) na clannadh na dun, O'Curry 436 ( H 3.18, 236 ) (i.e. that is no prescriptive right of possession which is not established by . . . planting or building of a dún).

(b) act of thrusting : clandad .i. sáthad, O'Dav. 534 . `clannadh' gach sádh sírthrén, Metr. Gl. 28 § 40 . la clandad ṅgai thrit, YBL 127a8 . clannadh na cloidhemhsa, CCath. 648 .

1 cleth

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n ā, f. IGT Decl. § 39 (91.13) . See Ériu xviii 99 .

(a) tree-trunk, tree : a bun cleithi na crand, BB 497a13 . cleatha ag fás . . . a cnuas `the tree's growth from acorns', Dán Dé ix 26 . an úir . . . / ag brosdadh ar chlúimh na gcleath the foliage of the trees, DDána 106.22 . do sgeach dhonn / cleath chorr do-chíthe ós do chionn (to a hill), Ir. Syll. Poetry 31 § 1 . dá cleathaibh ceannchroma, 70 § 2 . nach faghar éinchleath aimrid, O'R. Poems 3753 . deargcna cleath go caol gcolptha (i.e. the tree bending with the weight of nuts . . . ), O'Hara 4062 . ubla ag fecadh na gcleth gcorr, IGT Decl. ex. 528 . trí haithriocha fhear nEamhna / glainchleatha feadh bhfíneamhna `bright stalks', O'Hara 272 .

(b) house-post, stake, pole : is bēsad na cleithe, is balc oc lār, is caol oc clēithe, Corm. Y 275 . clí .i. cleath, O'Cl. cleath gl. tignus [tignum], Ir. Gl. 485 . guth domadbat trie clethae (: domincrechae, leg. -a: -a), Liad. and Cuir. 18.15 (`through the wattled wall' ? leg. between the posts). sesrech oc tabairt cecha clethi, LU 8059 ( FB 2 ). ro brisiset cleith di clethaib ind rigthige . . . conid sí conar dollotar a mná chucu isin tech, 8371 ( 25 ). in rightheagh . . . ┐ a chleatha . . . do credumae ┐ a cael d'airgid, IT iii 195 § 34 . la tabairt forgoba inna bruinni co mboí isin cleith fris anall (the man pierced by the spear was between the king and the wall), LU 4369 . in cu araig do nomad cleth on dorus, [┐ ni cuaille crin cuachda], Laws iii 412.20 Comm. ar-sesar clithem cletha `the spearman(?) sat by the houseposts', Ériu xix 82 § 6 . cona farcaib cleith no slait no scolb . . . nadicsed as a inad, LB 216a59 . do thighibh bláithe cleath gcorr with tapering posts, Ériu v 58.103 . roga ro-ch.¤ ┐ slemain slatchaolaig, ML² 1065 . co rug Eochaidh a chend leis a teach Theamrach co rochuir for cleith cháerthaind, Metr. Dinds. iv 272.15 . cor chland cleatha ann (as a sign of taking possession), Ériu xvi 66.82 . trī maic B. . . . ciatarochlan[n]sat cletha hi Temuir, ZCP viii 313.18 . sáid in cleith lium ol Ciarán, SG 73.10 . a gcleath do chor i dtalamh, TSh. 6969 . By extension, of a musical instrument (cf. use of crann): ní reich a diomdha ar a dáimh / gidh iomdha dháibh go gcleith gceoil `with their harps', Magauran 3986 (cf. also clíath cíuil s.v. clíath).

c.¤ chengail tie-beam, cross-beam (?). Fig. mar ch.¤ cengail ar in síthcháin `in order to clench such peace', Caithr. Thoirdh. 9.14 . mar chleathaibh ceangail ar an bhfál bhfírinne `as binding wattles, as clinchers', Gloss., TSh. 6714 . cleith cheangail ar charcair an chrábhaidh (of God's grace), 1470 .

(c) spear : in cath . . . / ba cummasc claideb is ch.¤ , LL 29033 . clansat cletha dogra trít, 952 . scarthain risin slóg saer suthain / nachar chlaen re clethaib, SG 353.6 . ac bualad cleithi ar slinden h. Conchobair, Ann. Conn. 1342.3 . mor c.¤ tre choluinn, Fen. 376.20 . fan gcleith nó fan gcloidheamh, DDána 98.21 . laoich ag géarughadh chleath gcaol, O'Hara 2547 .

(d) goad : casaidh cleith ndírigh ndóibsigh / d'óinsigh eich . . . , IGT Decl. ex. 733 . atáid bríathra an eagnuidh amhuil cleatha ┐ amhuil tairngidh ar na ndaingniughadh (`goads'), Eccles. xii 11 .

(e) Fig. warrior, chief : rochuir cath Carmain in ch.¤ / Fiachu Labrain `the chieftain', Metr. Dinds. iii 460.13 . Conoll in cleath nemdaer, 362.82 . a cathmílid . . . ┐ a cléth bága (of Achilles), TTr.² 1621 . da laech . . . da comlaid catha, da cleith ugra, Cog. 56.y . cuailledha trēna Tuathail . . . ┐ cletha cosanta Cuind (of the colamain Temrach), ML² 1363 . a chleath Eamhna, Aithd. D. 37.33 . bláth na gcleath `the choice princes', Content. xxx 37 . Cf. ar cleith mBóinne `the princess of the Bóinn', Aithd. D. 11.22 .

(f) Of hair: a bharr na gcleath gclaon `of flowing locks', Aithd. D. 54.5 . earla fiar na gcleath gceiníl `wavy hair tressed in native fashion', O'Hara 1911 . Cf. a chúl fionn na bhfaichleath gcas, Magauran 2506 .

(g) In phr. cletha cridi(?): crū a cleithib cridhe crūaid, / fuil a feithib . . . , ZCP vii 299.15 .

(h) Of uncertain meaning: o ro gabsat cóir na c.¤ / nocorb allic dóib teched, TFerbe 621 . cruth glacanach / cleath liac lupanach, IT iii 98 § 158 . cleath ag leith dá toigh mo theagh `my house stands as a supporting buttress to her castle', Aithd. D. 1.15 (leg. cleath i gcleith which may have a technical sense? Ed.'s note). muna mbeath [a] each is a ara / do ba [a] leath cleath dala dhóibh, DDána 110.34 (`half of them (his troops) would have been an encumbrance(?) to them', Ir. Monthly 1920, 264 ).

Compds. With noun. clethail chachta (? leg. -aile c.), Arch. Hib. ii 48 § 4 . Con Corb cen nach clethalt (2 alt), ZCP xii 436 § 8 ( LL 4854 ). maith ro cumad in cleathbhaile / sa clochtaighe, IGT Met. Faults § 58 . clethblugaid Ērenn, armach Line, airsid Āi, ZCP iii 466.26 (Baile in Scáil) (= 2 blogaid). da churaid, da chlethbriugaid, TBC-LL¹ 5376 (prob. read -blugaid). cleth caillti . . . do slegaib `forest of spears', MR 224.1 . cona tuighi co clet[h]coilltibh aigh, CCath. 4980 . Art cen chleth-cheird fo chaire `A. whose skill of spear was faultless', Metr. Dinds. iii 368.23 ( LL 20890 ). ¤chlann: Mael Sechnaill . . . de chlethchlaind Chuind Chétchathaig, LL 15931.17240 . cabsaid cach cruach fa cleth-ḟál `wattle hedges', Hy Fiach. 194.3 . a ccleathLuidhne `Luighne of the lances(?)', O'Hara 3065 . ¤orddan see below s.v. cleth-ard. clethcumgugad a cliab-asnaid ag a comdrud i cenn a cheile, MR 256.21 .

With adj. a shluagh Caisil cleathaluind, Caithr. CC 6.16 . ¤ard: Senan . . . c. .i. ar clethordan, LB 241a23 . cleathard .i. clothard no clúard, O'Cl. in Cletiuch dno is clethbuidig catha, ZCP iii 242 § 42 . Druim Cetta clethcháin (: noem g s.), RC xx 140.15 (ACC Comm.). ríoghradh chleathchorcra Chonnacht `red-speared', Studies 1920, 566 § 9 . go Domhnall gcleathchorr gCairbreach, DDána 64.31 . do chionn Cheallachain chleathchuirr, Caithr. CC 25.10 . Conla clethgarg, LL 15056 . BB 47a54 . ón Bhúill chuirmthe chleithghil `overhung with white branches', O'Hara 1775 . do ṡíol chleithleabhar Chonuill `long-speared', TD 7.47 . gu Croit Cualachta clethmhoir, Lism. L. 4764 . fri muintir Crimthaind cleth-núi, Metr. Dinds. iii 164.22 . tri deichnemhair fa sgeimh sgol / na bhḟein chleithremair . . . , LL 394.2 . slóigh cleithreamhra `stout of spear', Aithd. D. 19.13 . co Cathair comsech clethrúad red-speared, LL 25312 . clethruad Cualann `the red shafted hero of Cuala', Ériu xvii 40 § 15 . gilla . . . / catlas i Casiul chlethruad, LL 19427 .

With adj. derived from noun. cona borbsluaghaib cletharmacha coisidhedh, Caithr. Thoirdh. 15.9 . barr cleathmhongach na gclodh lag `with a sheltering mane', TD 2.23 . d'úib comraicmera clethuillecha . . . Cinndergáin, Caithr. Caithr. Thoirdh. 130.22 .

clethrám

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n u, m. (compd. of 1 rám, first element unclear)

(a) disorder, disarray, confusion : corugud (sic leg.) cach cuaille (.i. corab cruind) iar nuachtur (.i. narab cleth rama) (predic. g s.), Laws iv 112.z Comm. (`that they be not like oars'). doroich long . . . bord fria bord risin luing i rabhadar, co nderna clethrámh cumaisc dá rámhaibh, CCath. 2057 (cleathrama, v.l.) (`a mingling of the oars').

(b) Fig. distortion, perversion, inequality : Donn, Eremón, Eber an, / Ir, Aimhirgin gan clethram, Leb. Gab.(i) 248.2 (glossed: gan claoini no lethtrom ina breithemhnus). is baoghal dham seachrán suas / dá rabh cleathrámh im choguas `if my conscience be perverse', Dán Dé vi 1a . má tá cleathrámh is sé sin / leathghrádh Dé do na daoinibh `inequality', Aithd. D. 78.29 . nī thucsat claonadh nō clethramh ar bith don scēl `did not distort or conceal', Fl. Earls 62.z . cleathramh .i. cláoine, O'Cl.

Applied to hair: réidh an t-éadan / ar aghaidh th'ḟuilt troim . . . / na gcleathrámh gcraobh . . . , DDána 114.13 .

Note also: rug mo sheól ar seachrán sinn, / acht ceól cleathrámh ní chluinim, LBranach 3816 .

1 clí

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n f. in chlí, Thes. ii 295.4 . Appar. indeclinable; but see perh. d. sg. clith, Ériu xxix 157 = AM .

(a) a house-post : is c.¤ darach Moysi [i]sin tegdais `an oaken pillar', Wb. 33a5 (` leg., with Chroust, clin', Strachan). cach comarbbae cona ch.¤ inna chaīnorbbae clandas `Hauspfosten', ZCP xi 81 § 13 . ate-midiur-sa ar mo chenéuil clith 'I estimate them by the house-post of my kin' Ériu xxix 157 (= AM 4.18 , 63.163) . cach comarbba cona ch.¤ i cind a thíre techtai, LL 293b12 . fo chlí mo chuile, Lament 104 § 31 . nico n-airsitis cli fri alaile that they would find the house completely destroyed, Vita Br. 1 . sádis c.¤ and ┐ asbert robad chongbail ┐ cathir dó, Trip.² 1731 (castrametatus est, Lat. Lives 34.4 ). amail atcumaic in c.¤ isin tegdais ō lár co clēithi, Corm. Y 275 . ar a chosmaile fri clī thige, ibid. ní hasta dilsi, na tuinide, na c.¤, na cuaille . . . , O'D. 580 ( H 3.17, 444 ). ni rudhradh nad astann cli na cuailli .i. nocha ro tairismech é itir muna astaighte cli a tighi air a aititin fir bunaidh, O'Curry 435 ( H 3.18, 235b ). c.¤ .i. cleath, O'Cl. Equated with cleth: ce dobre bir clethi fordorus .i. cia doburnaid fair banna don c.¤ biraich bis osonn fordorus, O'Dav. 620 . By extension: cia braenaighther bainne do cli biraith na cainnle the pointed candle-stick(?), O'Dav. 320 .

(b) Freq. in Fig. use of a person, champion, support, prop; authority : in ch.¤ comras cond credail / ollmas fu thocaid tugaib `the mighty balk . . . great (and) good under roofs of fortune', Thes. ii 295.4 (SP v). c.¤ de rgóir . . . | Findbarr Maige Bili, Fél. Sept. 10 . lam Chua, c.¤ búadach, Acr. 6 . ard-chli os Emna oenuch (of a king), AU i 418.6 . c.¤ .i. comarba, ut est, Cobtach cloth c.¤ in crabaid, O'Curry 1301 ( H 3.18, p. 540a ) (citation from LB 101b59 ). ar ṅDia . . . / ar C., SR 7483 . a ch.¤ gaili cen eisslis (to Saul), 5994 . arm-char c.¤ `a weapon-loving champion', Metr. Dinds. ii 40.61 . Exceptionally of a woman: ingean d'Aengus, glan a gairi, / cli roscar in Daire dearg, Ériu x 82 § 57 . Of a tooth: en fiacuil im chind gan cli, Fen. 294.5 . c.¤ an éirnidh an ionnaithmhigh an authority in explaining and unriddling? RC iv 354.2 . do thaobh na haithne si (sc. the first commandment) . . . cuir ad mheabhair an ní adéra an ch.¤ riot, Mac Aingil 3212 .

1 coll

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Forms: call, coll, call, c.

n Also call. o, m. coll call m., IGT Decl. § 69 . Cf. c.¤ (name of letter c), IGT Introd. § 4 . etc. hazel-tree (on the magical properties of the hazel see V. SS. Hib. cliii f.): c.¤ gl. corylus, Sg. 38a11 . Ir. Gl. 556 . collde quia fit colyrus c.¤ , Sg. 33b14 (gl. colurnus), see Études Celt. xi 118 . a caillib crínmond, glossed: nó a collaib; .i. na .ix. cuill inna Segsa, RC xxvi 18 n. 2 (a calloib crethmond, v.l.). Cf. caill crithmon. Creth-mon .i. mon cles ┐ creth ēxi (= ēcsi) .i. caill asa tāet cless na uadh ind airc[h]etail, Corm. Y 237 . cuill ┐ imbois na heicsi .i. cuill crinmoind aiusa, Dinds. 59 . naoi ccuill chaoinmhesa, Ériu xiii 26.20 . mo ch.¤ creth `my hazel of poetry', RC xxvi 50 § 270 . in c.¤ ro ás triana ḟert, LL 13542 . na loisc in call caem, SG 245.27 . ubhall ar abhaill, na cnú ar cúll, Acall. 6282 . cáll (leg. caill, ed.) .i. crannae. kalo graece lignum , O'Mulc. 195 . beanaidh tú call as an gcnaoi you make the hazel to grow from the nut, DDána 57.24 . ocht n-airigh [fedha] . . .: fernn, dur, c.¤, muin . . ., Auraic. 5494 . See finn-choll.

In nn. pr.: C.¤ . . . fá dia do Mhac Cuill, Keat. i 222.25 . Mac an chuill the name of Diarmait's hound, Oss. iii 174.8 . Cf. Stud. Hib. xix 41 . In n. loc.: C.¤ na nIngen, Trip.² 2748 . oc Cull na nIngen, 2751 .

Used as a laudatory term: rop é mo ch.¤ ciúin (a father of his son), LL 18576 . ar n-éanchoillne fa bhláth (of the Blessed Virgin), Aithd. D. 72.5 . cnuas na gc.¤ (i.e. the children of the princes), Ó Bruad. ii 50 § 1 . is tú an call corcra fa chnaibh (to the Cross), DDána 2.9 .

(b) the name of the third letter of the alphabet: c.¤ in ogaim .i. c.¤ isin caill, Auraic. 5519 . c.¤ . . . is o chrand rohainmniged ut dicitur cainfidh .i. c.¤ .i. cach ac ithi a chno, 1182 ,3. is taisechu c.¤ in x inā sail, 1374 . in bfail a mbiad c.¤ ria `.u.' is `q' sgripthar, 2894 (in Ogam). bocad cuill .i. clach ┐ ach lenition of c, 1273 . coll cumuisg, mur so: fleasg ┐ corr, fleasgorr, IGT Introd. 30 . ag so an .c. nach .c. cumuisg: cneas ┐ cáomh, cneascháomh, IGT Introd. 30 . coll comhlán 'complete c', Celtica xxvii 59 § 6 . bethe, sail, hūath, coll ferce, ZCP xii 295 § 2 .

Attrib. g s. bili cuill, Lism. L. 2387 . cnoi cuill, LL 13634 . fo crossaibh cuill [interred] under hazel crosses, AFM i 516.z . cuaille cuill, Lism. L. 2381 . midh cuill (made from catkins?), SG 91.19 . míodh (sic) chuill ceitemhin, Duan. F. i 26 § 4 .

Compds. With noun. a croeb do cloind Iesse / isin chollcaill coimh, Ériu i 122.10 . a mbia ar choillfhiodhbhaidh do chnuas, DDána 106.21 . Ath Cuille .i. on cuilleisc tarlaic Conall for L., LL 21657 (cf. cliab bec do fhleascaib cuill, Lism. L. 2402 ). amail bīd cuillesga tria c[h]urc[h]ais, ML² 1248 . cuilleasga .i. fleasga cuill no slaitine cuill, O'Cl. do Chlár choillMhidhe, DDána 109.8 . callros fa chnuas, 114.28 .

With adj. na bhfeadh collbán cnóbuidi, Ériu iv 228 § 56 . rí Locha Ché chollbhuig, DDána 120.35 . um Chruachain gcollbhuidhe, 109.9 . a bharr collchas feactha fiar, Aithd. D. 97.12 . slat chaill-gheal, Dán Dé xxvi 30 . ó Éirne . . . challghloin, Ir. Syll. Poetry 74 § 9 . a slios chollmhór Chruachna, Magauran 63 . an ghéag go gcnuas choillríoghdha, Aithd. D. 60.4 .

With adj. derived from noun: co Céis collchailltig Coruinn, SG 65.14 . ar Chruachain challdartaigh, DDána 109.12 (`of the hazel-darts(?)', Ir. Monthly 1920, 483 ). Clár . . . collmhaighreach Cuinn `abounding in nut-fed salmon' (Gloss.), O'R. Poems 511 .

comgním

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Forms: congnim

n (gním) congnim, IT ii2 191.2 (cf. congnam) joint action, co-operation; (equal) prowess: ní dene ch.¤ frisin pectach du chuingid comsóinmige fris gl. ne emuleris, Ml. 56c15 . is leu dorignius chomgnimu gl. innocentibus coniungi, 47a20 . roindfid C. c.¤ fri cach n-óenfer, LU 7103 ( BDD 77 ). 7153 ( 83 ). t'ḟer . . . comgascid ┐ comgníma `the man who is your equal in . . . prowess and great deeds', TBC-LL² 2728 . triar churad comgnima, Acall. 7122 . in dá ech . . . comchóri comgníma equally active, LU 9255 . cen rimad comgnimha fri forcetal co-operation , BNnÉ 305 § 22 . As vn. ro gab ic coimhgnimh inn imairicc `began to join in the fray', CCath. 3644 . Legal: isedh is comgnim and, mac ac imain ┐ cuaille ac teascadh. Is edh is cen comgnimh ann cechtar de dib do foghlugudh i necmais a ceile collaboration, O'Curry 2340 ( Eg. 88, 26(27)a ). cin fir comgnima liability of an accomplice, Laws iii 116.24 Comm. trian n-aithgina a n-aes comgnima, v 156.19 Comm.

córugud, córgud

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Forms: córachad, córachan, fricorgud, fricertugud

u, m. vn. of córaigid. córachad, cár-, IGT Verbs § 106 (244.21) . cóirged cáirgeadh, § 54 . Also córachan. Cf. budh córa na naoi nglasa / do chorúgh na ármusa, Rel. Celt. ii 299.12 .

Act of arranging, adjusting; arrangement, order, plan : fricorgud, fricertugud, SR 5042 . dogniat . . . augtair . . . aile corugud aile fora n-imthechtaib give a different account of, LU 5390 (TBC). cech tress blíadna a chórogod `it was settled' (a law), Metr. Dinds. iii 18.216 . cindus no bedís coraighthi na cathrach `arrangements', CCath. 1109 . arroet coragad na hecalsi o M. noeb `he received the rites of the church from St. M.,' Fen. 308.28 . nír léicedh a chórugad ná cumsanadh . . . in aidhchi sin to compose himself, SG 34.8 .

Of persons, material objects: co rugud (sic) cach cuaille iar nuachtur the stakes are made level along the top, Laws iv 112.11 . O. oc corughadh in carpuit guiding(?), i 6.7 . do breth creth do iosebh do chorughadh `to be made even', Blathm. 104 § 47 . a n-ecor . . . ┐ a c.¤ (of persons), LU 2044 ( FA 12 ). aes uird . . . fri córgud `in array', Metr. Dinds. iv 342.39 . ic córgud chastíal, LL 32237 ( TTr. 1427 ). slegha do chórachan to make ready our spears, Ériu viii 28.10 . iar c.¤ ind lia, iv 152.20 . Of food: corugadh ealadhnach, Mackinnon Cat. 38.4 . Cf. lánchórughadh bidh ┐ dighe, Oss. iii 130.9 . Med. do réir an choirighthe nadurda = secundum dispositionem naturalem, 23 K 42, 300.8 . Of mending: ag córughadh a líontadh, Matthew iv 21 .

In phr. fon córgudsin in this array, LL 7331 . ar in c[h]ōrugad sin, ML² 1014 . ar an coruchan ceadna, 23 P 10³, 44a1 .

Of making peace betw. persons: ni bói a c.¤ co rised Conaire, LU 6737 . nir fedad a corugud, Ériu v 236.77 .

Of troops battalion, division, company (cf. dá .xx. mile traigthech . . . ina corugad oencatha `arranged in one battalion', CCath. 5780 ): go ccóruccadh albanach, AFM iv 1010.13 . dá chórughadh do dhéanamh dhíobh, TSh. 10152 . dona ceithri cóirighthib `out of the four battalions', ALC i 336.9 . dorinnetar . . . trí cóirighthi dá cathaib . . . .i. córachad clainne . . . M., etc., Caithr. Thoirdh. 20.2 .

Note also: cengal, ┐ iata, ┐ na coraigthi ` buckles' (of helmet), Cog. 194.12 . córughadh óir air bur néduighibh = ornaments , 2 Samuel i 24 .

cúachda

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adj [io, iā] (1 cúa, cuäch) cupped, hollow : ni cuaille crin cuachda `a withered hollow stake' (of securing a dog), Laws iii 412.20 Comm. So also: don crand crin cuachda, 416.22 Comm.

cúaille

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Forms: cúalne, chúalle, chualli, cuaille

n earlier cúalne (cúal), dí chúalle , LL 12975 , da chualli , 14423 . stake, pole, post : cūaille .i. de an cūal, nō caoile quam alia , Corm. Y 328 . cuaillne fernae (rhet.) `a stake of alder', Corm. Bodl. (28.17) orcc. cuaille gl. palus, Ir. Gl. 495 . Common as material of (wooden) structures, fences, etc. cor cuálne, ZCP xii 365.33 ( Laws iv 340.14 .). bla cuaille airbi `a stake in a fence', Laws iii 290.10 . ar cūaillib cell, Bruchst. 30 § 67 . etir chúalle ┐ cháilach `both pole and palisade' (of a `ríg-thech'), Metr. Dinds. iii 80.z . buna na cuailled `butts of the stakes' (remains of war camp), CCath. 2997 . se duirn isin chuaille, Laws iv 140.6 Comm. amuil in cuaili, iii 176.22 Comm. in cert for cuaille `the rag upon the pole' (to scare the timid), i 178.2.Comm. an crann chuirthear 'n-a chuaille the tree that is put down as a stake (does not last long), DDána 57.8 . bliadhuin don chuailli a year is the life of a stake, Lism. L. xli 5 . is Lagin rosmarbastar / nirbo chualle i (sic leg.) Cind Tíre (of one of many heroes slain by Leinstermen), ZCP xxiv 141 § 37 . cuaille feda see s.v. felm . bērat do chend co rraib for cuailli ar bēlaib R., Fing. R. 96 . do thabairt a chind ar an cuaille ḟolam atā 'mon dūn, Ériu iii 168 § 25 . cuaille cuilinn na coradh tríd `the holly-stake of the weir (of Clúain Tarbh) through him', Cog. 257.11 . ar cuaille na himdhaide, ALC i 8.25 . sibh ar dhá chuailli do chor `on two poles' (of a bier), O'Hara 3577 . M. . . . do marbad . . . d'orchor chuailli, Ann. Conn. 1408.10 . an cuaille Fáil `the flag-staff of F.,' Miscell. Celt. Soc. 156.119 . cūailli īaraind fora brut, TBC-I¹ 3284 . LL 11977 `an iron stake', TBC-LL² 4485 , `stake-brooch', Contribb. 542 . cóirighios a sgiath . . . ina cuailli comhraic, Leabh. ó Láimhsgr. xix 6249 . Smiting the c.c. (`pole of battle') was a challenge to fight, ZCP xxiii 309 § 5 , Plummer MS notes. cuailledha trēna Tuathail (of warriors), ML² 1362 . meraidh uaim tre laidhibh leat / in cuaille ma comhraigeat the axis where they meet (sc. cōic cōicid Ērenn), BB 31b21 ( ITS xli 72 § 1 ).

In name of metre: berrídhi ar rind chuailli so, IT iii 101 § 179 .

In nn. loc. see Hog. Onom.

cúaillech

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n ( cúaille ) stakes : da ghabhail (sc. an Tigherna) . . . maille re cuailech ┐ re bataibh, Smaointe B. Chr. 2977 . for cuaillech garrgha `on the palisade of the courtyard', AU iii 192.17 .

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