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ceppad

Cite this: eDIL s.v. ceppad or dil.ie/8721

 

m. vn. of ceppaid.

(a) act of confining : an pháis ghéar gharbh, 'om cheapadhsa choidhche id bhruid, Hackett xx 54 (am cheapasa, MSS.). triall an easbuig . . . / i gcian dá cheapadh i mbarc `clapped on board a vessel', O'Gr. Cat. 582.13 . Cf. fuaras fa-ríor / riamh gus anois mo neimhcheapadh `my indecision' (lack of restraint ?), Aithd. D. 89.29 .

(b) act of shaping, forming : déid chailce ar na gceapadh go comhthrom, Keat. Poems 198 . ? Of composing verse (in the open air): ? gan boith ndiamhoir, gan deacoir, / cead áinis as airdcheapaidh `with leave to take delight in lofty invention', Studies 1920, 261 § 2 (`read perhaps ar airdcheapaigh `upon an upland tillage plot', ed.). Of forming children: [iat] . . . do cheapadh o aois leinibh go diagha, Donlevy 336.23 . a dteagasg ┐ a gceapadh chum caondhúthrachta, xxi 10 . See also s.v. 1 cét and 2 cét- and dair-cepad .