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táthaid, táithid

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Forms: táthad, táithte

v ā, i (1 táth)

(a) joins, welds, unites: tuathait .i. tathaid a croicni im na sciathaib `they sew the hides round the shields,' Laws v 106.12 Comm. rucsammar lind cloich cach fhir ... co rothadsem ar in muig piled them together (?), Festschr. Stokes 9.6 . mar táithtir truaill cuilg re céir, DDána 119.35 . bíodh greim fir 's a bheith ga bháthadh | ... [ó dtáthar thú] `a drowning man's hold, by which Thou mayst be held fast,' Aithd. D. 70.29 . do tháith rea ccorpaibh a ccinn (of two women who had been be-headed), BNnÉ 152.16 .

(b) Hence in abstr. meanings: ionnus gur tháith é féin ... re mnáibh deórata (Solomon), TSh. 8360 . ? mediator qui hanc iram oblatione placaret .i. notadad, ZCP vii 483.26 (see p. 493 ). ? tathais snechta siachta clo | is dirand do tucht atciu, H 3.18, 75 ( O'Curry 124 - 5 ).

(c) Med. heals, closes (a wound) : is mar so doníther an púdar re [a] táiter an cnedh, O'Gr. Cat. 271.19. créacht ... feola nach táithfe liaigh, Ó Bruad. iii 58 . Cf. do tháith an slait ... ris an gcréacht `applied the rod to the wound,' Keat. ii 279.

Vn. táthad=1 táth.

(a) ag táthadh a lámh re chéile, Eochairsg. 101.26 . tareis a laime do thaitheamh re píosa argaitt (of Nuadu), AFM i 16.21 . ? sean-mhná gan lón d'á d-táthadh le gréin `basking in the sun,' Tribes of Irel. 68.10 . táthad (sic leg. ?) uilc re himnedh, BS, 56.11 .

(b) joining, uniting (peoples, armies etc.): táthud do shluagaib ┐ d'armaib a consolidator of hosts, TBC-LL¹ 533c . ó th.¤ na d-tuath, ML 92.13 . chum comhraic dá seoladh 's dá dtáthadh (of troops), Hackett xl 139.

Part. táithte: ar an gcuid úd don Bhreatain atá don leith thuaidh do Sacsaibh t.¤ ria pars quae ipsi Angliae contingens, Keat. ii 5868 . ba t.¤ id phearsain maicne Aodha `Aedh's sons were ... intimately welded,' Ó Bruad. i 58 . cibé rénar mian bheith táitte ris an mhaith shíordhaidhe, TSh. 10262.

See táthaigid.