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bochtan

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n (-án ?) measure (of milk, etc.) amounting to `twelve times the full of a hen-egg' (see Laws i cited below): seilind ┐ b.¤ ais maith `a `seland' and a ` bochtan ' of good milk', Mon. Tall. 155.34 . b.¤ de chormaim no medg-usce, Rule of Tallaght 66 § 9 . prim-b. di as maith, Ériu vii 140 § 6. b.¤ di blathaich no fothnu, 142 § 7. tri tomhais bheag dar bh'ainm b.¤ do lionn `three fills of a small measure called a `b.¤' of ale', Rule of Tallaght 26 § 43. na dlegait biathad acht b.¤ , Laws i 106.2 .i. . . . lan eini in boicht in fodlain in meisrin . . . lan eini in bochtain do loim .i. lestar bec ┐ da lan dec uidi circi isedh teit ind, 23 Comm.

bochtán

Cite this: eDIL s.v. bochtán or dil.ie/6258
Last Revised: 2013

 

Forms: boctán

n o, m. (but note: ōn bochtáin, Celtica vi 98.202 ) (1 bocht) pauper, poor person ; poor creature, wretch : boctán gl. pauperculus, Sg. 46a6 . b.¤ frisṁbad dénti [déṡerc] `a poor wretch', Fél. Ep. 392. bī co becda amail bochtān , ZCP vi 265 § 23. cía saorfas an b.¤ trúag so ?, Aisl. Tond. 101 § 1. cluinte diūcaire in bhochtāin . . . si, Otia ii 96 § 28 . an bochtan bocht (of St. Francis), Smaointe B. Chr. 97. atáim 'na diaidh, ochán, och ! / im bh.¤ bhocht a miserable wretch, Dánta Gr. 30.26 .