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airlithe

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adj io, iā (cf. 1 airle) obedient, submissive, docile: combat irlithi geinti do hiris gl. ad obaeditionem fidei in cunctis gentibus, Wb. 7c14 . robtar irlithi ar [mog]e dúnn résiu tised hiress robtar anirlithi, 27c8 , 29b2 . ma[nba]d irlaithi, 27c11 . munter umal aurlaithe (aurlatid, urlataid, urlaitad v.l.) nád epir `ní reg', Ériu iii 106 § 45 . ferthaiges umal aurlithe (aurlaiti, urlat, v.l.), 106 § 40a . urlaiti .i. umhaloid, ut est, aes fognama urlaiti, O'Dav. 1608 Cf. ao[s ?] fognuma urrlaite edir ced ┐clog ┐salm, O'D. 2189 ( Nero A vii 132a ) (perh. to be referred to aurlatu). ropsa becda athar-umal aurlaite, O'Curry 51 ( H 3.18, p. 18b ). urlaithe .i. ésgaidh, O'Cl. ? As subst. slán gach airlithidh, O'Gr. Cat. 99.27 .i. is slan don cach doni in tuasal-liu[d] ara cheile, O'Curry 2498 (Eg. 88, 40(41)c) (cf. liïd).

Compar. armbat irlithiu, Wb. 22d2 .

See airlataid.

aistire

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Forms: aistreóir

n m. (Lat. ostiarius. See Vendr. Lex.). Also aistreóir (aistire + agent suffix -óir Celtica xxi 232 ). doorkeeper in a monastery (whose duties included ringing of the bell and later custodian of the keys to the monastery and probably in control over the commercial dealing in the monastic town Ríocht na Midhe viii 17 ): S. . . . a astire, Trip.² 3129 = S. a fer bein in chluic, AFM i 136.3 . gabaid in t-a.¤ for gressacht in erluma, Fél.² cxvii 2. vii.1 . liachtóir, vii. 1 . na.¤ (lowest of the ecclesiastical orders), LL 373b32 . ro bean in ta.¤ moch-trath in clog `sacristan', BNnÉ 39 § 76 . roben aistri L. a clogc, BColm. 96.13 . Maonach a.¤ Cenannsa, AFM ii 744.12 . seacht ngraid eacalso liachtreoir, aistreoir . . ., Laws v 22.1 . ticc an taistreōir gussna heochrachaibh, Fl. Earls 52.6 .

athláech

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Forms: asp̄, aspail

n (láech)

(a) ex-layman, one who has become a cleric (presum. at a later age than the normal) = conuersus monachus, V. SS. Hib. ii 249 § xxi etc.; relaicus, 308 § xlvii . athlaoch bói hi comaidecht meic bethad, Mon. Tall. 127.4 (§ 1) . athláich ┐ laichessa, SR 4386 . arra na n-a.¤ ┐ na n-athlaeiches, RC xv 488 § 8 `former lay men and women', Ériu xix 61 . a.¤ do muintir Phátraic, Acall. 2351 . aes aithrigi .i. athlaich ┐ ailithrigh, O'D. 918 (H 3.17, c. 654). fiadnaise boairech no miccléirigh no athlaich craibtigh, 620 (H 3.17, c. 461/2). athlaich fristongat dia pecthaib former laymen who renounce their sins, Laws v 420.15 Comm. araile a.¤ truag, Fél. 10.1 . amail ba bés do athloechaib, 8.3 . gebid mor d'athlechaib (sic) / oppuid mor d'ecnaigib, Lec. 170vb44 . Follg. seem to indicate that the a.¤ was barred from certain eccles. offices: teora cloena di (i.e. the Church), athloech eccraibech ina airchindecht, H 3.17 c. 855.10 . tri hurgoírt hecalsa cailleach fri clog a.¤ ína h-abdhaine . . ., BB 66a5 . ba ha.¤ i cathair n-espuic (asp̄, MS. leg. aspail?), MacCongl. 73.15 .

Of specific persons: it he tri haithlaich Eirenn .i. Énna Áirne ┐ Colmán mac Léneni ┐ Mochammóc Inse Celtra. Cethramad athlaech epscop Erc hi Slane Maige Breg, Anecd. iii 60.19 . eirg cossin n-a.¤ fil issind insi .i. Becan, LL 358 marg. 17 . tri athlaich Erenn .i. Becán etc., Fél. 112 § 5 . Fergail, primathlaech togaidhe, AU ii 82.22 . Maolseachloinn Ua Faoláin, athlaoch tocchaidhe, AFM ii 924.y .

(b) Other applications: adláig bite oc pennit in æclesiís gl. contemptibiles qui sunt in aeclesia, Wb. 9c11 i.e. the sinners who were excluded from the church community between Ash Wednesday and Maundy Thursday, see Celtica iii 261 . an t-ógán, an fear, an seanóir ┐ an t-athlaoch very old man, TSh. 7631 . an t-athláoch nách féadann an t-arm d'iomchar former warrior , Párl. na mB. 3702 . mar inadh oirissimh . . . d'athlaochaibh . . . ┐ do sen-saighdiūirip, Fl. Earls 244.14 .

benn

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Forms: b(e)inn, beinde, Binde, Beinne, Binne, benna, benna, benn, bennaib, bend, bend, bend, beinn

n a d s. and n du. b(e)inn. g s. beinde, O'Curry 1021 cited infra, Binde, Celt. Rev. x 135.7 . Beinne, Binne, Hog. Onom. n p. benna, Críth G. 450. n a p. benna, g p. benn, d p. bennaib, f., DDána Gloss. Note also a s. bend, PH 2792 , IGT Decl. ex. 643. d s. bend (: lenn), K. and H. 10. n du. b.¤ , CCath. 1337. `n. (? later f.),' Críth G. Vocab.

(a) mountain, crag, peak, point; crest, summit: o Shliab Belgadain don B. / ard in b.¤ imarbaigem `lofty is the mountain', Ériu viii 26.7 , 8 . ar binn ós Loch Feabail aird, ZCP viii 223.26 . Liath na trí mb.¤ , Acall. 936. ar bennaibh is ar barrgail on hill- and tree-tops, Anecd. ii 23.23 . beinnini ar gach mb.¤ , BS 80.4 . as súd soir go beinn Bóthair, Oss. iv 20.25 . [in] ceín bess bend ar in bith `for as long as the hills shall stand', Ériu vii 229 § 77. ó bheannaibh Béirre `from the hills of B.', Aithd. D. 11.7 . ar beinn Chliachmhuighi, IGT Introd. 23.25 . (of the edge (?) of an Alpine crevasse) tuitiss sīoss re beinn an ailt, Fl. Earls 86.z . i mbeannaibh sliabh on the mountain tops, TSh. 3491. as ris shamhlaim th'aiscin-si / is ra bend i nnimh star (?), Anecd. ii 25.11 . Fig. of a pre-eminent person: Gobán sáor . . . / b.¤ ar shaoraibh, BNnÉ 241 § 179 .

Transf. of outline of land: da b.¤ cumga do thír `two narrow horns of land', CCath. 1337.

(b) pinnacle, spire; gable; corner, etc. of building, structure, etc. ; ette nó b.¤ múir gl. pinna, Sg. 67a7 . bend a pinna muri , O'Mulc. 136. for béind aird in tempuil . . . = super pinnaculum templi, Matthew iv 5 , PH 4712. Caisel . . . / b.¤ im a téigenn teine, SG 206.9 . ar beinn inna scríne, Trip. 86.10 . ar bind mhór chluigtighe Chluana pinnacle of the round tower, Celt. Rev. x 143.16 . ar chomhairle clog na seacht mbeann, Oss. iv 42.16 . . . . na múrrtha mbeann of the battlemented walls (?), KMMisc. 50.23 . ar beind chloche, ZCP xii 273.24 . in mac . . . co farcbad for beind chroisse i ndorus chille (an abandoned child), LL 36996 = Fél. 242.7 . fer coirthe .i. in fer curthur for beinn croise gan feronn, O'D. 462 (H. 3.17, 357). Laws v 134.17 Comm. mac toc[h]air .i. do binn croisi, O'Curry 399 (H. 3.18, 222b). ingen do cuirthear do cill, i mbulg no for beinn croisse, O'D. 529 (H. 3.17, 428). fágbhais ar beinn croise . . . an mála `on one of the arms of a cross', Keat. iii 2122 . caithir chuanna ceithre mbeann (of a castle), DDána 119.16 . gur thúirrlind Léithin (an eagle) ar bind don lomán `a corner of the rampike' (p. 124), Celt. Rev. x 135.21 . beann do bhúain da thalamh `to take a piece of his land' (Gloss.), O'R. Poems 1627. beinn `a high top, pinnacle ', Eg. Gl. 104. do bhennuibh bhárc `poops of ships', Rel. Celt. ii 228.9 . Hence in plant-name: beand múir (lit. projection on a wall) `houseleek?' (Index), ACL i 335.71 .

(c) wing of an army, fleet: i mbeind cli in catha `in the left wing of the battle', CCath. 5781. do bennaib cath, O'Dav. 1335. tig féin is beann don chabhlach i dtír `a wing of the fleet', Keat. iii 4828.

(d) horn of animal: inna benna duacarbat gl. corn[u]a, Ml. 87b12 . b.¤ gl. cornu, Sg. 63a6 . cornua .i. b.¤ , Thes. ii 46.31 . co mbert a inathar as fora beandaib (a bull), TBC-I¹ 880. for bennuib na mbó, Airne F. 353. dá beind for trí fichtib rend sixty-two points (?) (of stag's antlers), Imr. Brain ii 288.18 . benna na n-aigi, TBC-LL¹ 1342. tucsat didiu a mbenda ┐ a n-dedu docum na scor their (sc. elephants') tusks, ZCP xxx 136.6 (Alex.). (of a whale ?) na blaith ┐ na benna sin, Éigse vi 119 § 16. gell tar benna i.e. a pledge given in respect of impounded cattle: ata, dono, gell tar benna . . . di athgabail iar ndithim, Laws ii 128.29 Comm. ni dlig feichem acht apad cuicti . . . acht geall tar benda . . . dar benda na bó uair is fri logh enech teid(h), O'Curry 519 (H. 3.18, 261b).

b.¤ (búabaill) a (buffalo) horn; hence drinking horn, goblet: atraacht Conchobor ra beind breccṡolais buabaill a speckled and shining buffalo horn, LL 34745. crúaidi . . . / immar bít benna búabaill `hard . . . as a buffalo's horns' (of a hag's teeth), Ériu iv 102 § 45. etrocht bass fo beind buabaill, IT iii 47 § 76. ar ól mb.¤ `quaffing goblets', O'Gr. Cat. 479.13. See also s. búaball.

Of musical instruments b.¤ (búabaill): ro bidhgsat . . . lasin fuaim . . . do ben Ercuil asan mbeinn mbuabuillsidhe `which H. made on that trumpet', Stair Erc. 177. ro hir dom .x. ngrib ingne .x. mbenda (.i. .x. cuirn buabhaill) bonnadharc buabaill blaith, Ériu ii 4.3 . searbhghlaodhach a mbeann mbuabhall `ivory horns', TD 4.32 . píp trí mbeann `the three-droned pipe', Ó Bruad. iii 130.12 .

(e) prong, point (of various forked and pointed objects): gabul ina laim ┐ da beind eisti a two-pointed fork, Ériu v 72.20 . aél co mbennaib braine, LL 38335. for cetheora benna na gabla (in c[h]raind, TBC-I¹ 308 ), LU 4799. trí chét unga óir isin chainde[l]bru, secht mbenna fair forsa mbítis secht sutrulla `seven branches upon which were seven lamps', Celtica iv 32.18 . beanda . . . slegh spearpoints, ZCP xiv 230.2 . seacht cumala go leith lenta locht mara bennaib Baisgne, glossed: .uii. cumala . . . i cinaidh do beinde it armaib a ua Baiscne, O'Curry 1021 (H. 3.18, 431a-b). beann bhrasbhaoghlach thréan nách trom, Measgra D. 14.12 . b.¤ gher do beith agud, ┐ fend lesin mbeinn `have a sharp point and lance (?) it with the point', Celtica ii 46.3 . cen slegha, cen bera cen benna `points' (of a fence), Laws iv 114.9 Comm. ? carbat bo bricci for beind (benn, v.l.), IT iii 81 § 57.

(f) crest, diadem, etc. (of a helmet, head-dress, etc.): buidne bend `crested bands', Hail Brigit 20 . beann oir . . . as gach cathbarr, Anecd. ii 77 § 3. pn In epithet: Findchad Fer Bend Uma, MU² 36. donn a cuach ballghlas a beann `her coif (?)', Aithd. D. 1.34 . beann eich uaibhrigh `frontlet' ( Ir. Monthly 1929, 333.20 ), DDána 111.20 . By metonymy (?) of a horse: an bheann (perh. = bean) is fearr cluas is cos, Measgra D. 15.1.4 .

(g) Various applications: bratgal na mbrat siúil risna bennaib yards , TTr. 1420 ( LL 32231 ). uagais brigais beand siuil, ` sail-tops ', Ériu xxiv 14 § 13. Of a shield: cetheora benna óir fair, TBC-I¹ 3580. Of a garment (see Ériu xvi 201 ): a dá beind imo brágait the two corners (of the cloak) about his neck, MacCongl. 65.2 . ocht mbruit co mbennaibh (mbuindibh, v.l.), Leb. Cert.² 1314. co r-gabus bend etaig Isu `hem', PH 2792. ar beinn a bruit on the skirt of her mantle, Ériu v 76.37 .

In phr. rí b.¤ king of peaks (?), one of three classes of kings enumerated in Críth G. (see p. 104 ): ríi b.¤ . . . Is hé rí túaithe insin las mbiat .vii. ngrá(i)d Ḟéne cona foḟodlaib i céilsini, ar it hé benna flatha doruirmisem, Críth G. 448 - 450 . O'Dav. 1335.

(h) In adverbial phrases: immo rēir a b.¤ i mb.¤ `from height to height' (Thurn.), for ever (?), ZCP xi 57 § 10. co bráth b.¤ for ever (and ever): ni theit co brath buidneach beann / neach it relcib in ifernd, YBL 318a58 . o sin amach co brath mbend, Anecd. ii 40.7 . re mbrath mbend, BB 17b32 .

(i) Freq. in nn. loc., usu. in senses point, peak, hill , see Hog. Onom. B. Étair, ibid., also ZCP xv 195.

In late use heed, attention, regard: gan beinn air bith air na haitheanta do choimheud `without any care to keep the commandments', Donlevy 176.24 . ní bhí beann agad orum = thou regardest me not, Job xxx 20 . nách fuil . . . beann aco air, Párl. na mB. 625 . gan beann do chur ar raidhtibh na heagluisi coitchinne, Luc. Fid. 3993. na cuir beann, suim, spéis, seadh, ann `regard', Eg. Gl. 71.

Compds.

(a) With nouns: don bheannabrog bhuadhach bhán gabled mansion, 23 G 24 , 388 . dá cromsciath ┐ da bendchlaidiub mara occo, LU 7671 (BDD). ōs Bregmaig na mbendchros ` peaked crosses', Arch. Hib. ii 94 § 25. re fogur thet mbeandchrot, Lec. 174rb3 (for mennch. ?). sreatha . . . téad mbeannchrot, Maguires of F. 86. cloidme m[ora] benndorncair horn-hilted, TBC St. 4524 , Gloss. cuirn mc Donnchadha / dleghait buideachus / buidhe bendgealla securities of horn (?), IT iii 91 § 128. do bheannmhoighe `thy lofty plains', Gadelica 11 § 3 .

(b) With adjj.: faoidh a stoc mbennbuidhe ` yellow-tubed ', O'Gr. Cat. 474.20. táin láoghach bhenncor bhó with pointed horns, KMMisc. 174 § 33. do dhromchladh na Bóirne bennghairbhe ` rugged-topped ', AFM vi 2102.11 . laogh Droma bheinnghil Bhó `white-peaked D.B.', Aithd. D. 25.12 . rosaich co Cua cendmar cain / comét bend-glan in buair sain, Metr. Dinds. iv 338.26 .

(c) With adjj. formed from nouns: múr na sgiath mbeannbhladhach mbláith with fair-famed and gabled buttresses, DDána 119.1 . tar beilgibh bennchairrgidhe `rocky passes', AFM vi 2198.8 . brocc bendchoprach (sc. Cell Dara), RC xiii 114 § 160 (see ¤chopor supra). cloidme benndornachae 'swords with hilts of horn', BDC 106.37 .

bóbán

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n o, m. (bó, perh. with infl. of Lat. bov-, see Stokes, O'Dav. 295 ) calf: bobhan .i. laogh . . . is imthecht mbobhain imtecht cen arach .i. trebaire, O'Dav. 295. imtecht mbodhbain, H 3.17, 433.34 , cited Laws Gloss. s.v. ae (18.28) . As name of Ciarán's bell: dorat Quiarán a clog do Cǽimgen . . . As eiside Boban C. inniu, Lism. L. 4471 . clocc Feichin ┐ B. Caoimhghin, AFM ii 1072.9 .

buille

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Forms: builne, buillid, -e, -eda, -e, -ed

n earlier builne , f. See GOI § 153. d s. d'aon buillid , Fen. 196.1 . b.¤ m. and f., n p. -e, -eda, g p. -e, -ed, IGT Decl. § 1. blow, stroke: inna builnni .i. bémen dígle (ref. to plagís, 17c25 ) ` stripes ', Wb. 17d2 . honaib buillib gl. colophis, Tur. 92. gl. alaphis, 93 . ? buile graece bole (βολή, ed.) iaculum airchor, O'Mulc. 172. cet moailli (read mbuilli, ed.) fort laim primitus dé abaind `a hundred blows on thy hand . . . with a scourge', Mon. Tall. 142.10 . do-bert .ix. mbuilli dond inbiur iaraind ar dorusss mB. ┐ do-thuit nónbur cacha builli, BDD² 1452 , 1454 . ro buail builli miledh air, Stair Erc. 604. ní rocht nech díb bir nó bulle nó béim . . . furri `a blow' (playing a ball), TBC-LL² 772 . do-rat cách díb builli dar sróin a chēili, Sc.M² 6. roddet . . . / . . . builli dar Indiúin, Ériu viii 69.4 . do-beir bulli in (leg. imm ?) cend na mná, LU 4357. dobert . . . buli forna heochu 'mon carraic `drove the horses against, etc.', Ériu ii 6 § 9. ic tabairt bulli da choiss issin comlai giving a kick to, MU² 880. co tuc bulli aniarmartach . . . hi mullach chind a brathar do'n con-shlaitt, PH 855. iar ttabairt b.¤ do ghae dhi, BNnÉ 62 § 87 . tug builli ara slabrad jerked the chain, Mer. Uil.² 271. builledha marbta `felling strokes', CCath. 6087. do bh.¤ `with a single blow', Magauran 3927 . an bh.¤ ga mbí a ngábhadh / do-ní uirre iomnághadh gives protection against the blow which threatens him (?), IGT Decl. ex. 10. tennbh.¤ cert casúir, ex. 913 . tug iasg don bh.¤ sin lais `with that cast', ITS xlviii 30.21 . Fig. mh'arthrach . . . / b.¤ ar a sdiuir a chneadh cígh `a force to turn its helm' (sc. Christ's wound), Aithd. D. 84.3 . don Banba is bed 'sas b.¤ (a death), BB 58a41 . b.¤ báis, TSh. 7819. b.¤ = ictus, Rosa Angl. 198.7 , 15. ar son in b.¤ dobeir `the shock' (of cold water), 156.22 .

Other applications. stroke, chime of bell, clock; blast of trumpet, etc.: a cinn cúig mbuilli don clog `at five o'clock', Stair Erc. 2093. dorad builli foran adhairc `gave a blast on the trumpet', 173 . dart, glint?; glance of sunray, eye(s): co n-ecmoing builliu (builli, v.l.) i n-a béolu di gaí gréine, Airne F. 83. dā tāirsedh ēn-b. dā shūil de if he got one look at him, ML² 369. dā fhaicdís aen-buille dá súil de (of torments of hell), RC xxiv 381.27 . builli dom shūil dī `a glimpse of her', ZCP vi 26.32 . buille saebh forsna sūile (sign of old age), 268.10 . b.¤ a habhra, DDána 49.11 .

In phrr. conid b.¤ forais sin do gres iar mbreith Dauid, LB 129b28 = béim forais, forus. do bh.¤ sguir finishing stroke, DDána 40.29 . mo bhuille sguir as ē so | dhíbhse a ndeireadh mo thērmo 'this is my word of parting from you at the end of my term'​, Ériu lxiii 60 § 42​​ (of advice given in a poem). conāro fāgad an cloidem an fuigill b.¤ every stroke the sword delivered was a fatal one, Grail 3201 . fuigheall b.¤ an anaim . . . i nIofrann further torment, DDána 6.27 . is b.¤ air aghaidh é `it is so much done' (a step forward), Donlevy vi 19.

cainntech

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adj o, ā (cainnt). Of persons talkative, loquacious : lucht leanna ruaid . . . bid cainnteach, O'Gr. Cat. 216.13 . cainnteach a gcomhól, Studies 1924, 241 § 3 . ceóltach, ceólmar, cainteach (of nobles in a castle), Oss. v 136.12 . Other applications: deich cluicc cainntecha, cíchanacha `clattering', ZCP vi 284.20 . ? Cf. nir chaisced (chás gan, v.l.) c.¤ a dheirc, BNnÉ 279.25 `satirist', Ed., see cáintech. Of the sea in storm noisy: ina h-anfadha meara . . . cainnteacha, Celtica i 113.13 . tonnghail tuinne . . . cainntighi cuipghili, CF² 413 .

Adv.: gur bhain an clog go cainteach, Content. p. 228 n.3 . co c.¤, congairech, ZCP vi 285.1 . go nem-c[h]., ML² 952 .

As subst. o, m., IGT Decl. § 22 .

caismert

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Forms: cosmart, caismirt, -rtha, c.

ā, f. Also cosmart, caismirt and later with g s. -rtha. c.¤ f., IGT Decl. § 12 .

(a) signal, usually by sound: is cosmart do rétaib ind fet gl. sibili `the whistling is a signal by things', Sg. 3a7 . cosmert gl. signum (of sign of Judas), RC viii 369.3 . roairich feit do c.¤ a n-oidci `a whistle for signalling at night', xii 96.2 . tuc aichne for in teine caismberta ` signal-fire ', CCath. 3721 . i dtráth chaismirte an chluig bhinn 'when the melodious bell tolls', Giolla Brighde 202 § 43 . Frequ. of battle-cry : ra canait a cosmerta, LL 32505 ( TTr. 1703 ). ro gairsetar a commairc . . . ┐ a caismerta comtinenais `whoops of rout', Cog. 190.28 . do gair a chaismirt fen co hard, Fier. 69 . gairmther caismirt rēidh mo rīg, ZCP viii 224.32 . re caismertuib . . . a curadh, ML² 1714 . gille ag gabháil a mbeirteadh / fir ag fregra chaismeirteadh / . . . caismerta and ga n-adhnadh, IGT Decl. ex. 1227 . gan comhghairm c.¤ , Hugh Roe² 200.25 . a cuirn comairc ┐ caismberta catha, CCath. 5615 . adarca aigh ┐ caismerta catha, Grail 3305 . rogairsit a caismerta catha `war cries', Marco P. 33 . caismirt chogaidh do chluinsion, Jeremiah xlix 2 .

(b) din; conflict : caismirt ┐ cuinnsgleó a bfhiacul bfhraisreamhar, PCT 488 . acht / ængair clog ┐ comhurc ┐ caismirti (`lamentation'), ZCP vi 296.3 . míleadh nár chlaoidhte i n-am caismeartha an ghleo `conflict of battle', O'Rah. 188.5 . glór chaismiortha na Féinne, Oss. iii 266.z . In sense of discussion : er eólas . . . ar chaismirt, Hackett² xiv 42 . spóirt is aiteas, glór is caismirt, Iar Conn. 289.5 .

(c) As vn.: a's a chliar cantaireachta ag caismeart, Oss. iii 236.20 . cloig ag casmairt, iv 122.8 . fraoch na fairrge ag caismirt le feorainn `struggles with the shore', O'Rah. 118.6 .

2 cathach

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ā, f. (subst. use of 1 c.) relic, reliquary, taken to battle to ensure victory: tri meirgi . . . .i. in Ch. ┐ in Clog Padraic . . . ┐ in Mísach Cairnig, RC xxiii 404.15 ( Aided M. 217 ). c.¤ Iarlaithe do sarughudh le Dal Cais, RC xviii 152.6 = iar saruccadh cathaighe Iarlaithe, CS 336.2 . Of Colm Cille's psalter: iomcoimhéd cathaighe Colaim Cille, AFM v 1612.7 (see n.). ro beanadh bheós an ch.¤ Colm Chille amach, iv 1232.20 . Of St Caillín: ro ordaig . . . C. c.¤ . . . do Conmaicnib do bris[iud catha] rompa (of a hazel cross), Fen. 194.3 . ? Cf. a ch.¤ Ché (of a chieftain), DDána 110.50 . Perh. also enclosure : imain i catha (? leg. cathaig) saeth bedhgaidh driving into an enclosure infected by bedgach CIH i 6.25 , EIF 197 n. 90 . Cf. Contract Law 315-16 .

1 cerd

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Forms: ceard, cearda, cerd, ceirde, ceird, ceirde, cearda, cearda, cearda, cherda, cerda, cerda(e), cearda, cerdda, cerdai, cerda, cherdu, d'órcheardai, cerdada, cert

n ā, f. See O'Rahilly, Ériu xiii 159 f. In sense (a) ceard (ón duine), m. g s. cearda, IGT Decl. § 95 . In sense (b) cerd (ón cheird) f. g s. ceirde, § 39 ; ceird f. g s. ceirde, cearda, § 43 . Cf. also g s. na cearda , Laws v 104.19 Comm. in cearda , 106.1 Comm. . iii 192.8 Comm. in cherda , IT iii 60 § 120 (na cerda , v.l.). Also cerda(e): n s. cearda, Corp. Gen. 219.37 (cerd, v.l.). cerdda, Cymmr. xiv 130.9 . in cerdai , ZCP iii 222.10 (cerd, v.l.). d s. cerda, Laws v 114.18 . do cherdu , LL 25486 (: dú). ? d'órcheardai, Leb. Cert.² 2187 . Cf. n pl. cerdada, Bodl. Dinds. 3 .

(a) craftsman, artisan (most freq. of a gold- and silver-smith): cert qui idula aere faciebat gl. Alaxander (aerrarius), Wb. 30d21 . inna cerdae `of the potter', Ml. 18a12 . roth cruind forsa ndenat na cerda in lestrai, b4 . in sét arggait nád chombaig / in ch.¤ , Thes. ii 346.4 ( Hy. v 77 ). lasin cerddai (ceirdai, v.l.) gl. lasin ceird, 33 (79 Comm.). aided con na cerda inso la Coin Culaind, LU 4971 . Cauland cerdd, 4975 (TBC). ó Choin cherda Conchobair (i.e. Cú Chulaind), 3573 ( SCC 29 ). do Choin na Cerdda, LL 20187 . cerdda ┐ círmaire, LU 2217 . cuislennach, c.¤, gobha, Ériu xiii 23.2 . cerda . . . ┐ aes caca dana olcena, Laws v 90.20 ( cerda .i. imrid in t-or, 25 Comm. ). is diles in tor ┐ in tairget ┐ in tuma a cerdcha in goband ┐ noco diles i cerdcha in cerda, uair aithne indeithbir hé i cerdcha in gobann, ┐ nocon edh a cerdcha in cerda, iii 192.6 , 8 Comm. c.¤ gl. figulus, Ir. Gl. 508 . D. . . . gaba . . . ┐ ceard ┐ scribnid togaide . . . is he . . . daroine .ccc. clog ┐ .ccc. bacall ┐ .ccc. soscelai, Fél. cxxxi.x. mac na cerdda cosin céir, LL 18785 . I. ainm na cerda ro berb in n-ór, 2024 . cathbarr B. . . . c.¤ Ó. . . . dorigne, Airne F. 97 . dugnith dno C. c.¤ na semonn, RC xii 94 § 122 . do-ratsat in argat-sin for tír cherda potter's field, PH 3241 . mac cerdai nó fir fogní nách aicdi éicin di ór nó argad, FDG² 867 . leag a hoirthior na hInnia, / . . . / niamhthar le ceard gcineolta that is polished by a native craftsman, Aithd. D. 16.47 . céard copair, 2 Timothy iv 14 . ceard na críadh, Romans ix 21 . do chérd an óir, Mac Aingil 1139 . Fig. P. is ceard don chlúi-sin `P. who is the artificer of that fame', O'R. Poems 298 . lé cérduibh an chlaoinchreidimh (sc. the founders of Protestantism), Mac Aingil 4170 .

C.¤ na cruinne (na ndúl, etc.) God : c.¤ na cruinne, BNnÉ 196 § 22 . mo chobhair ar Cheird na ndúl!, Dánta Gr. 65.19 . ceard na n-uile, DDána 27a.16 .

Applied to poets: in c.¤ mac ūi Dulsaine, Corm. Y 1059 (p. 93.25; cf. 92.y). ni c.¤ gan bunadus tothachta, O'D. 2208 (Nero A vii, 144a). Cf. c.¤ cen tothacht .i. cin foghluim ndligi[d], O'Dav. 1568 .

In n. pr. m. Robartach mac Mic na Cerda, CS 164.20 . C.¤ m. Cerdda Bice, Corp. Gen. 219.27 .

(b) handicraft, art, skill, accomplishment, feat; hence occupation, office, way of life, practice, characteristic behaviour : mu menma céin im saincheirdd, Thes. ii 293.15 . cōrus a cherdæ (of a poet), Corm. Y 276 . tarchomlad cach óes dána . . . cor tasfen cách a ch.¤ fíad Patraic, LU 9773 . ar lín a ch.¤ he is so accomplished, 8316 (rhet.). asa cheird cumachtaig (.i. a cumachta a chleirchecta dognidsom sein, 740 ( ACC 42 ). indearbh cach i cceird aroile, Ériu xiii 20.16 . imdhínsiomh ceirte insult to one's art(?), 25.6 . fornesa ceard neicse donessa cerd niumuis, 56 § 32 (cf. O'Dav. 861 ). fristoing cerd cainti `he renounces the satirist's art', O'Dav. 872 . 869 . oca oileamhain hi cerdaibh clothamræ .i. āine, alaidhe ┐ erlabhra, etc., ZCP xiv 219.11 . fó mo ch.¤ láechdachta, LU 6169 (TBC). ac óenmummib daronsat ceird gnimrada gaile ┐ gascid, LL 10052 . aided Gríse co ceird chrúi `skilled in bloody arts', Metr. Dinds. iii 134.19 . ceird chrúi .i. ceird imdheargtha no ceird bhásaighthe, O'Cl. iarn[a] trascrad trienar c.¤-ne `by our craft', RC xii 90 § 109 . cach dan dognīat lāmhae is c.¤ dongairther, O'Mulc. 222 . rob ingnadh le cāch a ceird `their skill' (in music and dancing), Ériu iv 174 § 9 . mairg thréicios cléirchecht ar cheird / do cherdaib in domnáin deirg, SG 51.y . lucht na ceirde cedna (sc. building), Stair Erc. 1626 . gion gur cheárrd mná an nídh sin, Oss. iii 136.19 . seachnaidh cionta ón cheird do-ní `avoids faults by her manner of life', Magauran 1516 . nach roibhi . . . aenc.¤ rob annsa les nā fiadhach, ZCP vi 53.x . cusin ceird n-inglain n-eillnighthi ro herailedh forro .i. comrucc a lanamhnus fri aroile, Grail 3059 . an ceard do-roighne Ruaidhrí what R. has done, DDána 76.4 . ní ceard duit déanamh míoghaoil `it is not for Thee to be false to Thy kin-duty', Aithd. D. 71.31 . ceird ríoghna `a queen's part', A. Ó Dálaigh vii 6 . tús cerdi do Ch. i.e. C. was entitled to receive a poet's first composition after he had finished his schooling, LB 238cb56 . Concr.: cathaīr ingnathaig forsa raibi imarcaid sairsi ┐ c.¤ n-eladnach embellishment, Grail 1663 . Freq. of magical practices: no gniad druidechta ┐ certa commain, LU 9007 ( FB 75 , H). See commann for cerddib suíthe gentliucta, LL 1051 . ceird thosaigh .i. ceird dhraoidheachda, O'Cl. See toṡúgad.

Attrib. g s. fear cerda, ma fithír, ní ba raith feilmic mana biatha `a man of art, if a professor, cannot be surety for a pupil, unless he has fed him', Laws iv 236.15 . fer certa fri molad ┐ air, i 18.7 Comm. óes cherdd, Críth G. 281 . cléir aesa ceirdd, Trip.² 2382 (= praecones, 2385 ; dona druthaib, 2395 ) = cliar aesa dana, Lat. Lives 55.12 . don luchd céirde, Acts xix 24 . lucht ceirde na cathrach tradesmen, Fl. Earls 98.y .

? rop tānaisi triūin crepscuil / c.¤ promtha Petair apstail, Corm. Y 325 .

cimbal

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n o, m. (Lat. cymbalum) In phr. fri c.¤ nguth: nōifidir tegdaisi táilcend fria c.¤ nguth ina ré, ZCP xii 238.y . c.¤ .i. clog . . . suidhit gell fri c.¤ [n]guth `they settle a pledge at the voice of the bells', O'Dav. 357 . Hence: ciombal .i. clog, ón bfocal laidne chiombalum, O'Cl. ciombal .i. clog , Eg. Gl. 154 . mar ch.¤ ag cluigíneachd = a tinkling cymbal, 1 Corinth. xiii 1 . air . . . chlairseachuibh, ┐ chimbaluibh, 1 Chron. xv 16 .

claig

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n (unlen. -g): do bhuail a cheann ar chloich . . . go ndearna an chloch c.¤ 'n-a cheann, ┐ ní fhásadh gruag san gc.¤ sin, Keat. iii 795 (` hollow '). `clog, cluig a blister . . .', Dinneen .

cloc

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n o, m. (Late Lat. cloc(c)a, otherwise GOI p. 87 )

(a) bell : clocc ┐ menstir ┐ bachall, Thes. ii 241.16 (Ardm.). na gobaind ócc dénum na clocc, Trip.² 2959 . es .i. ēcc; unde eslēne ┐ clog estechtae knell, Corm. Y 573 . an clog mairb, ZCP viii 559.17 . ceall o teit c.¤ ┐ salm, Laws v 118.5 . issi in faithchi techta la Feine ni ro saig guth cluicc no gairm cailig cercc, iv 194.2 . do tiscail a chluic aire, 364.7 (a form of outraging a bishop). aistreoir . . . ic buain cluig ┐ ic oslugud tempaill, v 22.7 Comm. clog cloigtige (opp. to lam-clog), 22.8 Comm. im ch.¤ focain cethra .i. focanus im braigit na cethra, i 126.3 ; 142.13 Comm. ma[d] cú foilm[n]ech bid urfogra cluic nó clothra fo a bragait, O'Dav. 471 . co clug taitnemach, IT i 39.22 . or[oit] do Domnall U Lachlaind lasi ndernad in c.¤ sa . . . ┐ do(d) Chathalan . . . do maer in chluic (inscription on a bell-shrine), Christian Inscriptions ii 109 . nocha tēigim fo guth cluic (said by one lying ill), ZCP vi 263 § 10 . ro escain in clerech Conall co mbenta ix.iii. ceolán fair atberait aroile is duine fogeib clúgu Conall, conid de sin rolil C. clogach, LB 238[d]a10 . duirtech . . . áit a cclunidis clucca, BNnÉ 317 § 6 . c.¤ tinōil `the chapter-bell', MacCongl. 31.22 . clocc proinne the dinner bell, BNnÉ 301 § 7 . caillech fri clog `a nun as bell-ringer', MacCongl. 73.14 (in a list of useless things). a rún thuigeas teangtha clog `that understands what church-bells say', Aithd. D. 97.29 . glór an tsionnaigh ris an gclog (proverbial saying?), Content. xxvii 4 . benad clog oibre `they may ring unto worke', RSClára f. 116b . comhluath is chluinid comhartha an chluig, f. 99b . ciombal .i. clog , Eg. Gl. 154 . By synecdoche of the church: ná bí ar tí chagaidh ar chlag `be not inclined to war against the church', Studies 1924, 244 § 27 .

For powers attributed to saints' bells see V. SS. Hib. clxxvi f. and: gach teidhm . . . thiocfus in bhar ttír, díneach mo cluicc . . . da díochur eiste, Misc. Hag. Hib. 44 § 65 . a bhroicseach borb, na druid aníos, / anal mo chluicc im cend do cráis, 40 § 58 . trí fáoidhe mo cluicc romhaibh a ccath, 45 § 66 .

Used in cursing: ben clucc ar Cellach Carmain / co raib i talmain rīa ciunn blīadna, Cáin Ad. 18 . tucait gáir c.¤ ┐ esgaine ┐ mallachtan don méirrlech, SG 45.14 . do fuaras gáir clog ┐ caindell ┐ mallachtain fírénach (i.e. was excommunicated), 43.27 . Cf. also: do tabairt clocc ┐ mionn da cele imma ccaradradh do comall `had taken vows by bells and relics', AFM iii 426.15 .

Many bells had proper names. See V. SS. Hib. clxxvii n.16 and perh. also: nī ruc Adomnān claideb les dochum in chathai, acht clocc na fferce Adomnāin .i. cluicīn mēsi Adomnāin, Cáin Ad. 17 . in Clog Padraic (.i. in Udachta), a bell supposed to have been bequeathed by St. Patrick, RC xxiii 404 § 12 . Solamh Ó Meallán maor cluig an edhachta, AFM iii 608.13 . do rat Patraicc a chlog feisin do Chaillin . . . Clog na rig nomen in cluig sin, ar is mór di riguib Erend ro baisted as, Fen. 232.7 , 12 . trí lán chluig na righ d'offráil airgid (given to the comarb of Caillin), ALC i 364.19 .

Attrib. g s bell-shaped : in cua[dh] cluic, Laws i 134.5 Comm. at cluic gl. galea, Ir. Gl. 26 .

? cetna gnim gnisset mar chloc / dabach humai istudloc, SR 4197 .

(b) Used to indicate the hour, hence clock (but see Stud. Celt. x/xi 312-13 ): a cinn cúig mbuilli don clog `at five o'clock', Stair Erc. 2093 ; 'at five strokes of the bell (or clock)' Stud. Celt. x 312 . dā uair in chluig riassan lō do shoillsiugadh, Fl. Earls 130.16 . ar a thrí do chlog i ndiaidh mheadhóin laoi, TSh. 10247 .

Compds. With noun. ¤thech belfry (used of the round towers often connected with Irish monastic buildings. See Petrie's Round Towers): cloicthech Sláne do loscadh . . . Bachall ind erlama ┐ cloc ba dech di clocaibh . . . do loscadh, AU an. 950 . cloicthech Mainistrech . . . co n-a lebraibh ┐ taiscedhaibh imdhaibh do loscadh, an. 1097 . leim tar chloicech (in a list of impossible conditions), O'Curry 981 ( H 3.18, 423a ). clocthige ós chella, LL 308a16 ( SG 388.31 ). cloictheach Thelcha nIonmainde . . . do dluighe do chaoir theineadh ┐ cloch do sgeinm as an ccloictheach isin, AFM ii 1012.y (A.D. 1121). By extension of a tower used merely for defence: doronsat cloicteach dhoibh fein ana coideldais ar ecla ilphiast in fhasaigh, BLism. 119 va25 . With Vn. foghar sailm-cettail Ruadhain . . . ┐ a claicc-beim . . . occ esccaine fair bell-ringing , BNnÉ 324 § 38 . With adj. co h-I cloigbinn, KMMisc. 320.4 .

colg

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Forms: calg, cailg, colg, calg, cailg

n Also calg. ā, f. (a d s. cailg). Later o, m. colg calg ( clog clag, v.l.) m., IGT Decl. § 69 . cailg f., § 14 . Verbs § 76 .

(a) anything pointed, piercing instrument : c.¤ sleighe spear-point , DDána 119.11 . Sinand na bferg bfuar / do treghd cuan a clag its point has pierced the harbour(?), Caithr. Thoirdh. 18.18 (`his sword reached many a [supposed] place of safety'). ? c.¤ tuinne re tir, 18.24 (`the wave's impact on the shore').

(b) sword, prob. small sword, rapier: `colgg' ┐ `dubcenn' duo nomina gladii sunt isin tṡengoedeilg, RC xx 276.1 (ACC Comm.). `gen' ┐ `c.¤' . . . / dhá ṡenainm cloidhimh curadh, Metr. Gl. 15 § 36 . faccaib a chailg inna comair. Dosbert si do chlam, Vita Br. 13 . colc oc mo choilcse, LU 333 (ACC Comm.) (.i. claideb, M). cethora calgu (a p.), LL 392d34 . c.¤ (.i. claideb), 36087 ( LU 9672 ). mosdísem calga de Galión gáir, LU 5424 (TBC rhet.). L. . . . / imbert choilgg for C., ZCP viii 118 § 29 ( Rawl. 88b19 ). ōenchalga clū `the fame of the unique blade', Jn. Celt. Stud. i 86.25 ( YBL 125b33 ). calcc i laim cechtar hai, O'Curry 887 ( H 3.18, 396ab ). amal ch.¤ `like a rapier', IT iii 199 § 59 . cona sciathaib cona ṅgaib / cona calcaib, LL 4949 . scél fo chulgc a bloody affair(?), 30088 ( Metr. Dinds. iii 404.14 ). calgg dart bragit or L. (a threat), 37217 ( RC xiii 446 § 30 ). ra gabsatar (sc. Cú Chulainn and Fer Diad) dá sciath . . . ┐ a n-ocht cuilg ṅdét, TBC-LL¹ 3557 . re dathadh c.¤ , DDána 79.24 (`reddening of swords', Ir. Monthly 1921, 246 ). c.¤ .i. cloidheamh, O'Cl. breitheamh ciuil is cúrsa is cuilg `judge of coursing, music, fencing', Ó Bruad. ii 180.ix . ? senóir cuilg cairt an Bhúrcaigh, Ériu viii 93.301 . Fig. lé c.¤ nó lé cloidheamh an chraois, TSh. 2465 .

(c) sting; stab, thrust; act of piercing, stabbing (in these meanings always cailg): cia adbela [in bech] dia facbail a chailce from leaving his sting behind, O'Curry 890 ( H 3.18, 397b ). a ninadh na cailgi . . . dá mbe an cailg a nairteri (of a snake bite), O'Gr. Cat. 213.19 . tre chailg (: mairg) an gha, DDána 39.34 . i gcailg chagaidh, 73.18 . do-niad cailg abhla na haithne, 31.7 . Fig. ag cailg riaghla mic Alphroinn i.e. undermining the faith, Celtica i 150 § 41 . ro ghabhsat accá ccailcc ┐ . . . accá ttolladh, AFM vi 1970.8 . cailg a sting, Eg. Gl. 173 . cailg an bháis, 1 Corinth. xv 56 . ag soin uaim mo cheisd gan chailg (: mairg) without a quip(?), Content. xxvii 18 . Of satire: a Chiaran cailg carai / rob mairg mas do m'aerad, BB 299b24 . gnúis charthonach gan chailg n-aor `never stung by satire', Studies 1921, 589 § 8 . ? ag so cailg na fine ó bhfuil / file gach aird dá fhéachain the bane of his people, DDána 102.36 .

(d) awn of barley, wheat etc.: gran . . . ┐ he lom .i. cin c.¤ , Laws iv 94.17 Comm. ? itir chimedha culg .i. in cimidh so is ann bís itir c.¤ ┐ caithlech .i. itir c.¤ a cimidhecht .i. ag foghnamh, O'D. 845 ( H 3.17, 602 ). cnet do chulg (caused by healing of wound over an ear of barley), Corp. Gen. 405.5 . cruithneacht . . . / ar bhfás a cuilg 's a cunnuill, Aithd. D. 94.29 . m'uan beag cáidh . . . / . . . gan cháith gan chailg gan cheó (of one who had died young and innocent), Hackett xii 16 . By extension: do mhaol c.¤ bhar ndaghbhrat ndearg `rough nap', Magauran 370 . ar mhalaigh as chamdhubh gcuilg `curling dark crest', 996 . Cf. `c.¤ the coarse fibres of flax', Duan. F. Gloss .

(e) Fig. fury, rage : ticc an peist neimhi . . . go ccolcc mór fuirri, BNnÉ 5 § 14 . maircc thuilles om cléir a ccailcc (chailg, v.l.), 286 § 273 (`hostility'). d'fhreagair Gobhann mo ch.¤ , Oss. vi 112.17 . calg ionTaidhg air `furious as T. used to be', Ériu xvi 134 § 39 . ní léir c.¤ mar a ch.¤ soin (of a lion), Aithd. D. 16.22 .

Note also: cruith .i. cailg nō glic nō crōdae, ut est: ... frim odrubairt (imatrubhairt, v.l.) cailg co cruith, Corm. Y 386 .

Compds. With nouns. caismerta na ccolccbuidhen `the armed troops', AFM vi 1882.9 . For colg-dét see 1 dét. in claidem ina coilgdírgi `blade-straightness', CCath. 5252 . ar colg-deis do claidim pointed blade, MR 160.15 . ar colgdiasaibh cloidhemh, LL 409a22 . colglonga `martial warships', Caithr. CC 45.1 . ¤ṡnám(?): leth eo cednama, no eo colgnama: "eo colgnama, cach na cel", Laws v 40.24 Comm.

With adjj. calgard .i. díreach. ard amhail cholg .i. amhail chloidhim, O'Cl. fertsi crúadi colgdírgi, LU 8596 ( FB 45 ). Adv. co coilgdhirech, ZCP vi 279.z . cath-beim colg-duaibsech claidim, MR 116.22 . in carpat . . . go creit . . . chlessaird cholgḟata, TBC-LL¹ 3376 . in colglaemdha Ceallachan `C. of the flashing sword', Caithr. CC 2.27 . co cródha cailccneimhneach (adv.), AFM vi 1956.23 . do cloidmib cruadgera colgriigní (sic), BB 431b11 . fir cholgshnasda, DDána 87.9 . With Part. ¤ṡnaitte: .l. claideb colgnaiti with engraved blades, LL 7282 .

comarc

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Forms: -airc, -airce, comhairc, comairce, comrac

n o, but in later lang. also with n a d s. -airc. g s. -airce. c.¤ m., IGT Decl. § 11 (54.14) . a s. comhairc mhór, ITS xxix 166.25 . n s. comairce, BCC § 129 (126.y) . Somet. by metathesis comrac. Cf. comaircid, imchomarc, and Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii 457 .

(a) outcry, battle-cry, slogan; act of crying out: cloisdin na comharc, O'D. 543 ( H 3.17, 434 ). rocronaiged a comairc `their war-cries were raised', Fianaig. 88.18 . do ṡaine cuma ┐ céme ┐ comairci (of the heterogeneous elements in Pompey's army), CCath. 1617 (comairc, v.l.). aengair clog ┐ comhurc ┐ caismirti, ZCP vi 296.2 . noco cuala se comairc an mallaigti `the sound of cursing', Ann. Conn. 1342.11 . comhairc osnaidhe ┐ dórta dér, RC xxiii 30.y . do thionsgain ag comhrairc (sic) ar a mathair, 20.11 . línmairi a chách na comhaircc, IGT Decl. ex. 604 . camhairc dhíleas na sagart . . . mar atá: I n-ainm an Athar ┐ an Mhic . . ., Eochairsg. 37.z . lé comharcaibh = con muchos clamores, Desid. 2703 . comhairc .i. caismeart, O'Cl.

Especially in phr. gairid c.¤ : do goir c.¤ adbalmór, SG 46.23 . na huili ainmidhi . . . ac gairm comharc . . . ar omhun lae an Bratha `uttering outcries', RC xxviii 310 § 4 . Cf. ic seinm a stoc, ic comgairm a c.¤ , CCath. 4636 . Cf. cen seinm stuic ┐ cen gáir comairc, 1420 .

(b) invocation, commemoration : comarcc .i. imrecra gl. taithmet (Fīadat), Thes. ii 348.41 (Hy. v Comm.). c.¤ Bresail `Gedenken', Ält. Ir. Dicht. i 27 § 1 . unde Lugnasad .i. c.¤ Loga nó cuimniugud nó aithmed nó feil bais, Dinds. 20 . c.¤ .i. [imcomarc no] cuimniugud, ut est ardlig c.¤ cóemda, O'Dav. 452 . ? c.¤ Locha Irchi, LL 373b35 . ? Hence quatrain, stanza: cetri randa cach (sic leg.) comairg i suidiu (i.e. in dechnad már), IT iii 7.7 . cid samluidh seon didiu do cach comurg molta laudatory verse, Corm. Y 41 . cati a lethc[h]. ? 1059 (93.9) . Cf. caiti a lethrann, ibid. (20) = a leth-chomorgg `half-quatrain', Corm. Bodl. 34.27 (leth-chomargg, -comrac, v.ll.). is ē-side ar-rānic cuibdius i ndeud na c.¤ , Corp. Gen. 22.22 (comrac, v.ll.). ardlig c.¤ , Fél. Aug. 5 ( .i. dligid imchomarc .i. . . . comardud na filidechtai, Fél.² cxxvi gl. 5 ). ? bairdne na ndaorbard . . . bid focla maithe ann, ┐ comhraca séghdha, Ériu xiii 44.16 . comrac .i. rand, . . . is and is comrac dligid mbairdne ┐ atá dethbir itir rand ┐ comrac, O'Dav. 428 . caide deocair edir rann ┐ comharc ? ni ansa. as aire asberar rann aire; as ionann cubaid a imfregra ina leth toisioch, ┐ ina leth déghenach, Ériu xiii 44.6 (precise application and difference from rann not clear). mūadh bochtus cil a c.¤ (.i. maith benus sé a locht a rand), ZCP v 488 § 9 (B. na f.).

(c) token, signal, indication; agreement, plan(?): ba sed c.¤ boi eturra, tomlacht na mbo do lecun lasin sruth `token', Dinds. 53 = comartha, Ériu ii 22.18 . issed comarcc immorro ro bae eturru, Craptine do sephnad suantraige, Rawl. 131a12 = is ed comairle dorónsat, LL 35259 . adhainter tobchaindeal i luing . . . i c.¤ fri Sinon `as a signal to S.', Aen. 511 . sdocc comairci, TTebe 4307 (comairc, v.l.). Teallach n-Eachach is é a chomharc / Ceann Cruaiche `what distinguishes T.E. is', Magauran 1063 .

(d) Expld. as act of exacting, levying(?): c.¤ .i. tobach, H 3.18, 229 marg. inf. Cf. comrac .i. tobhach, O'Dav. 364 . comrac .i. comairechta tobaigh, ut est attatt secht comruic la Féni, 413 .

Various: co frecrad dia chomarcaib ┐ dia aithescaib requests(?), Alex. 817 (imchomarc, v.l. = imchomarcaib, ZCP xxx 140.46 ). Gaidil Gaidil inmain ainm / ise m'enchomharc a gairm `my only desire is to invoke it', Reeves Ad. 288.6 . ? dorigset lūathch.¤ ┐ issed tuccad asin chomarc . . ., MacCongl. 27.12 , 13 .

crúisce

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n (Engl. cruse infl. by uisce ?). crúsca, Dinneen . little jug, cruet : ní tucad crúisci nó clog (for Mass), SG 31.10 . crúisci ┐ cloc, 18 .

cuilebad

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Forms: culebath

n f. a liturgical fan, flabellum (1 cuil + 1 bath), Olden, PRIA 1886, 355 f. comparing Lat. muscifugium. culebath gl. flabellum, Thes. ii 8.33 (Acr.). culebad Coluim Cille, AU i 568.x . maccleirech día muinntir féin dobí fo Chuilebadh who was in charge of the c.¤ , ii 118.11 = ALC i 122.z . Minda Colaim chille .i. Clog na righ ┐ an Chuilebaidh (Chuillebaigh, MS.), RC xviii 12.26 (Tig.). conid hi cuilefaid Coluim cille andiu (of a huge leaf), ix 20 § 17 .

dímíad

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n u, m. (míad) dishonour, disrespect, treating with contumely: fo dimiad cech anrechtach, SR 8335 . cen d.¤ , 5843 . coṅgerdar cen dimiada | dochum flatha sech tedma, 8367 . ni uair dimiad `she had no lack of honour', Metr. Dinds. iii 434 . ní har dimiad nā essonoir di, PH 67 . dimiad dom chleirech, dom clog , Fen. 220 . in d.¤ doratsatar Gréic . . . do Throiannaib, LL 228b1 . iar tabhairt dímiadha do a naonach Tailltenn, SG 72 . do dighail for T. in dímiada móir tucsat for Grécu, TTr.² 562 . in d.¤ ro-imdig for a rig, MR 30 . robatar fo dáire ┐ dim[i]ad, Alex. 317 . fo dhimiach ┐ fo dhimigin, MS. Mat. 551 . más é as tuar dímhiadha dhamh, DDána 101.34 . ic fulang . . . dímiada ┐ tarcasail, LB 256az .

With subj. gen. and DO: Media . . . rap anforlond aicnid lé d.¤ ┐ dímbríg ┐ dímicin Iasóin dí the dishonour . . . which J. had done her, LL 222a17 .

With obj. gen.: cid fódruair lat-su mo d.¤ sa fíad andrib ilib?, LU 3902 . do digail a dímhiada ar D., MR 110 . robaoi ina mhenmain aithe a dhímhiada ar Sh., AFM vi 1972 .

1 duma

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Forms: dumae, dumae, doma, dumai, dumi, dumai, dumhai, Dumu, -dumo, dumho, dumai, duma, dumaib, dumaid, dumada, dumadhaibh, dumha, dumha

n earlier dumae io, [n.?] (see Hog. CRR 195 ). n s. dumae, Laws iv 142.29 . ? doma, LU 9836 . a s. dumai, TTr.² 1181 . g s. dumi, Ardm. 16b1 ( Thes. ii 276.21 ). dumai, AU 468 , 474 , 779 . dumhai, 476 . d s. Dumu, LU 4384 ; LL 127a39 . -dumo, LL 898 (for rhyme) = -dhumho, BB 30b52 . dumho, Fianaig. 58.1 . n p. dumai, SG ii 483.12 . g p. duma, LU 2847 . d p. dumaib, LL 215a36 . d s. dumaid (: bunaid), Metr. Dinds. iii 2.11 v.l.; (: Lugaid), Lec. 88a3 . n p. dumada, CCath. 3428 , d p. dumadhaibh, 3606 . As fem. ósin dumha móir, CCath. 1820 . dumha m., IGT Decl. § 2 .

(a) mound, tumulus, barrow: transl. cumulus, Todd Nenn. 66.14 . i nDumu Selcae = in cacuminibus S., Lat. Lives 29 . fo dumaib dála mounds of assembly, Metr. Dinds. iii 2 . dumae crainn `mound of a tree', (i.e. with a tree planted on it? used as a meer or boundary-mark), Laws iv 142 Comm. rocumdaiged d.¤ mór do chriaidh ┐ do fódaibh (for besieging a city), CCath. 1813 . ro thoccaibhsiot múir mor-aidhble ┐ dumhadha criadh ┐ cloch for a sccath, AFM vi 2210 . Of a sídh-mound: co ndofairnic in Mac Óg for d.¤ ṡidha in Brogha, ZCP v 524 . Esp. of a grave-mound: ni cumdaigem adnaclu nā d.¤ for marbaib, Anecd. v 4 = Alex. 902 . dorigned d.¤ immon licc (of a grave), TFerbe 757 . fuarus d.¤ cloch, dóig leam is ann batar cuirp na noem, PH 1571 . dí Roirind . . . i nd.¤ ruad Róirinde, Metr. Dinds. iii 140 . secht ndumai . . . do cháiniud marb, 24 . mac Mail Umha fa crogda | tug do gach dumha dēra, BB 61b14 . d.¤ selga hunting-mound , a mound (with a booth or hut?) on which a chief sat while his huntsmen were engaged round him in the chase (see Leb. Cert. p. 117 n. ): dochuaidh gach duine fo leth ina dumha sealga, Fianaig. 52 . do-eisidh ina dh.¤ shealga cona mhuintir, Acall. 237 . rofhagsat a lucht sealga a aenar he ina d.¤ shelga, RC xxiii 396 . tri coin fri d.¤ , Leb. Cert. 116 . Freq. in place-names in sense of a tumulus or mound: for D.¤ na nGiall i nEmain, TBC-I¹ 2987 = for licc na ng., TBC-LL¹ 4725 . D.¤ na mBan (in Tara), Metr. Dinds. i 18 . oc Dumu Dēr the Mound of Tears, Ériu iii. 136 D.¤ na clog , RC xxiii 402 . See Hog. Onom.

(b) By extension heap, pile in general: corlásat a n-adarca co mbátar dumai díb (of cattle), SG ii 483 . rolásat a n-étaige diib ┐ dorónsat dumai dib, TTr.² 1181 . dorinnedar . . . dumha da n-eduighibh, ITS v 96 . ina ndumada dímóra do collaip piles of corpses, CCath. 2850 , cf. 3606 , 6035 . Hence O'Dav. 751 : dumha .i. imat ut est cara[i]d cadeisin d.¤ do comgin for medhon a méise.

Cf. crumdoma.

esparta, espart

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Forms: espartu, esparta, espart, easpart, espartan, espurta, t-esbart, espar, hespartan, esbartan, esparta, espairt, espartain, espartu, -esbart

n three forms are found: (a) espartu (-a) n, f. ( IGT, Decl. § 8 ). (b) esparta io, m. ( IGT, Decl. § 2 ). (c) espart o, m. (uncountenanced by IGT: easpart, lochtach, IGT Decl. § 25 ). The original nom. was perhaps espartan (< vespertina hora). n s. (a, b) espartu, PH 101 . Ériu iii 116.13 . espurta, LB 273b18 . (c) an t-esbart , Mac Aingil 580.8 . espar, Fl. Earls 174.19 . g s. (a) na hespartan , D IV 2, 41 [39]raz . esbartan, IGT, Decl. ex. 293 . (b) espurta, Ériu ii 194.10 . an esparta , BS 32.18 . (c) easpuirt, BNnÉ 285.4 . in espairt , Fl. Earls 174.25 . a d s. (a) esspartain, Todd Lect. v 17.9 . espartain, Mon. Tall. § 45 . espartu (d s.) LB 204b34 . (c) -esbart, Parrth. Anma 253.19 .

Vespers, eventide: espartu and in tan sin, bui in adaig ic toitimm forru, PH 101 . iar torcsin ar n-espartan ┐ ar completi after performing our vespers 521 . iar mbeim cluicc do espartain aidche domnaig, LB 204a60 . soiri domnaig o trad essportai dia sadairnn co funi maitni die luain, Anecd. iii 21.2 . o espartain aidche ndomnaig = a vespere dominicae noctis Todd Lect. v 52.12 . ag radh m'esperta, ZCP vi 64.14 . clog an esparta, BS 32.18 . i n-am esparta do ló, ZCP vi 64.12 . robui espart sollamanta ag in papa, Fl. Earls 174.19 . oific na heguilsi .i. na tratha nó an t-esbart, Mac Aingil 580 . ón cheidesbart go luighe ghréine arna bharach, Parrth. Anma 253.19 .

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