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abras

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n o, m. abhras `cóir' (obhras `lochtach') m., IGT Decl. § 11 .

(a) gesture, action: int a.¤ dungní in corp do dia gl. confessio, Ml. 138a4 . huand abrussa .i. clointa cinn són gl. hoc gestu, 127c22 . a.¤ ┐ abairt dogní int ócláech, TBFr. 49 . abhras ┐ abhairt inann iad séic .i. cleasa ainisa, O'Curry 1310 (H 3.18, 604). ba hé a.¤ ind fir teinm cnó, RC xxv 346 § 3 . ? ro raidhsiom huaghnabras, Gael. 50, 131 ( Blathm. 474 ).

(b) handiwork, yarn-spinning: a.¤ . . . mad fige . . . mad a.¤ (adbrus, aprus, v.l.) etir dí láim, Ériu ii 206 § 27 . ná derntar isin domnach . . . fuine ná maistred ná abrus `yarn-weaving', 202 § 17 . táithe abrais (obrais, abhraisi, v.ll.) (of women), Tec. Corm. § 16.36 . Hence yarn, thread, material: a.¤ .i. lamt[h]orad inailte, Corm. Y 90 . Cf. abrass ebraice .i. abra-ḟes (abarḟes, MS). Abra .i. inailt . . . arindī foglennat feis lāmtoruid, O'Mulc. 5.6 . itir abrus ┐ etach, Laws ii 372. z Comm. im cloidem corthaire im abrus, i 150.7 . ro ḟig in n-a.¤ cen ḟell, LL 16470 ( RC xlvii 290.1 .) tar cend abrais, ZCP x 51.25 . a n-eiri ón echtrasin Fhailghech / ar echlachuibh d'adhbras `horseboys laden with yarn', Studies 1920, 417.43 .

Cf. abairse.

1 áith

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adj i

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(a) sharp, keen. In physical sense, of a blade, point, etc.: amal in n-altain n-á.¤ , Ml. 72b8 . ette no benn múir no pinna á.¤ gl. pinna, Sg. 67a7 . mar bad do altain á.¤ etruim nad berrtha, TBC-LL¹ 1892 . gae aith etromm, 5570 . cloidem á.¤ amhnas, 5501 . bera áithe, PH 1204 . clocha . . . aithe, IT i 190.27 . in torc cusna eochraibh aithi .i. cusna fiaclaib birathi, Laws v 444.16 Comm. a sheanshaoghlach á.¤ ḟionnḟuar (to a weapon), TD 33.10 . Equative: ba háthithir delc sciach, LU 5920 (TBC) = ba hathidir, LL 12539 . Compar. áithiu cech delg is ou, PH 4136 . cia mes (.i. faebur) is áithe na glám? Ériu xiii 81 § 287 . slega ba haithiu rinde, BB 490a16 . Superl. cía háithemh eó? what is sharpest of points? (of satire), Ériu xiii 25.6 . Cf. O'Dav. 40 , 770 . Compd. ¤rind: tar éis Bresail á. áith, Metr. Dinds. iv 144.6 . ? guaire aithrind fair he had sharp-pointed bristles (of a sea-cat), BNnÉ 77 § 146 = g. aitenndai, Lism. L. 3798 (cf. adrind).

(b) Of mental powers keen, acute, sensitive: ba há.¤ á inntlecht, MacCongl. 17.11 . ropat áithe étrumma a bretha ┐ a chocerta, Tec. Corm. § 6.49 . Cellachán á.¤ imgrind, Ériu i 128.18 . no shárgind én aith im og I used to rob the keen bird of its egg, IT i 158.12 ( LL 20181 ). gan fhear gcoimhghníomha an fhéil á.¤ , DDána 91.41 . einech urlam á.¤ , KMMisc. 274 § 67 . Compds. ¤-airec: aith-airec acutum inuentum , Hib. Min. 8.253 . ¤-chíall: in drui sin amnas co n-aithcheil (: Béil), LL 17750 .

(c) quick, active, keen: at aithi athluma for n-errid, BB 429b35 . a óghmhacaoimh á. éadtruim, DDána 67.13 . aith .i. luath ut est aithem gaibes tuinide .i. is aithi no is oibne gaibis tuinide ma don teallach medhónach (= is aithiu aem .i. is luaithiu, Laws iv 2.10 Comm. ). Nó aith .i. gér, ut est aith amail altain, O'Dav. 126 . aith .i. ger no luath, O'Cl. Adv. ro lenait . . . co haith, Cog. 76.12 . o romgeibh fúacht isind aigh / tigim go háith 'na aghaidh, BS 58 . ? aith ro classa ri airbriu / di ráith fri daigniu demniu, LL 705 (ait aitt v.l., ITS xxxix 170 § 12 ). Compd. tar tuinn anfaidh áithneartmhara, DDána 89.8 .

II Subst.: áith éachtach comhlainn (of a sword), Measgra D. 14.25 . ? esbadach aith īarna dīth inna thacht (of a pig), (B. na f.), Ériu vii 6 § 7 . ? aith cen lén (cheville), SR 5249 .

1b bró

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Of people or objects dense mass; multitude, crowd, company, phalanx: b.¤ .i. iomad, O'Cl. ? bro .i. bisech ` increase ', O'Dav. 331. de betho bróu (bro, v.l.) `from the crowd of the world', Imr. Brain 29. ? hine bron dian degduine, Ériu vii 199.1 . it bróin dírmai, BDD² 284 = hit broí d., LU 6776. in gach mbróin sesmuigh sleg-aigbēil dīb, ML² 1711 . a Ferguis d'an bidba b.¤ `that hast enemies in number', SG 248.13 . b.¤ ṡagh, IGT Decl. ex. 911. b.¤ bhord ┐ b.¤ bheinsi, 34 . bro do bhoghaibh `a dense mass of bows', Magauran 3611 . bro bhadhbha . . . bratac, Caithr. CC 11. o bhroin bhoth `from the clustered bothies', Magauran 402 . idir bhróin reann, DDána 91.51 . co rabatur fó bróin scéith ┐ claidim . . . fa Finn mac C. `they were a mass of shield and sword . . . around F.', Fianaig. 86.28 . docunnuic na nai cét . . . cona mbroín sciath ┐ cloidem acu, ZCP xiii 224.13 . do chonncatar O B. ┐ a chlann ina mbroin sgiath ┐ claidemh chuca astech `in a body with shields', etc. L. Chl. S. 9. b. ¤churraig moss (?): do lín sboingia de (.i. bró curraidh a canoin gaeidhilgi noch súighus ┐ gabus gach uile fliuchaideacht noch curter innti) , Celtica vii 177 .452 . tucadh fínegra ┐ domblas ae a sboingia do .i. a mbroin chuiredh (leg. churraidh) a mbarr shlaite , Smaointe B. Chr. 4141 , Celtica vii 184 . ? Cf. co lluid itir cobrad ┐ brōin in scēith, TBC-I¹ 1512 `between the rim (?) and the body of the shield', Faraday; `between the boss and the centre of the shield´ TBC-I² 173 .

Compds. ? dideirn (.i. dot gráin) bródeirg brufitir, LU 10388 (Tochmarc Emere) = brodercc, ZCP iii 256.26 .

? blesbarnach

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n beimnech ┐ b.¤ na cloidem ` clatter ', Ériu viii 177 § 14.

blogtha

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io, iā part. of 1 blogaid: ro faccaib a[n] cloidem mbloghtha ina truaill `the broken sword', Grail 2949 . na mbruirigh blodhtha `into shattered fragments', Hugh Roe² 228.31 .

bocóit

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n f. (Lat. bucca or buca, Vendryes, De Hibernicis Vocabulis 117) boss of a shield; freq. also of the shield itself: bocóide (sic leg.) .i. boill écsamhla bhios ar sgiathaibh, O'Cl. boccoit breac, AFM ii 596.10 . scieth . . . co mbocoidibh derccuma [fair], TBC St. 4482. briscbruar dano ┐ beimnech na mbocóti, TTr.² 936 . do thaidlig na cloidem . . . ┐ na sciath . . . ┐ na mboccóited mbrecc, Alex. 16. sonn . . . do roignib sgiath . . . ┐ do bocōidib dealb-nūidhe dath-imdha, ML² 1706. bocóid .i. sgíath, ut est: teóra dubhbocoíde uastibh, Ériu xiii 65 § 54 . ( = BDD² 749 ). do-ratad . . . damdabach dona boccótib immi im[m]a c[h]ūairt, Sc.M² 17. dergbocoit co rindud ┐ co mílu óir . . . fair `red shield', IT iii 186.4 . saidhis S. an sleigh tar brollach na bocoidi `through the boss of the buckler', Caithr. CC 16. i foc[h]lithar a starga ┐ a mbocoiti, CCath. 5818. Also spot, mark, etc.: co fhacca béstín . . . co mboccótib gela, PH 7202. étach taitnemach imbe, ┐ boccóti corccra ann, 1969 . fuil tairb do cuimilt do'n aghaid ar a mbí brice ┐ bocóide ┐ glanaid í `to a face affected with freckledness', O'Gr. Cat. 191.30.

bolgán

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n o, m. (1 bolg) belly, midriff; middle, centre; bag: bolgan .i. buillscén no meadhón, O'Cl. ro ghabh nathraigh mbí ar b.¤ (bolccán, v.l.) ina glaic `by the belly', CCath. 4194. peata reithe . . . ┐ bolgān glē-geal aige, Feis Tighe Chonáin 508. In comic name: meic bolgāin buic bánghlain ` midriff ', MacCongl. 35.4 . gearán . . . na ttonn . . . re taobhaibh ┐ re bolgánaibh na leathánluinge bulging sides, Dhá Sgéal Art. 1050. go bronn-lár nó go b.¤ na bruidhne sin `very centre' (Vocab.), TSh. 6649. coa mbolganaib up to their shafts (?) (of spears), LL 10005 ( TBC-LL¹ 2952 ). ras-gabastar chuci ara balcb.¤ (a spear), TTr. 962 ( LL 31773 ). ar bolganaib a slegh ┐ ar imdornaib a cloidem , Ériu viii 32.23 . an b.¤ soighiod = quiver, Isaiah xvii 6.

In phr. b.¤ belc(h)e, see belc(h)e.

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.

caindeldae

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adj io, iā (caindel) like a candle, bright, shining : macc c.¤ (caindelta, v.l.) Cúanach, Fél. Feb. 19 . a arg oir cain coindealta (of Mary), Ir. Lit. 96.12 . suil glas coindelda, Fél. 148.6 . rosc . . . is é c.¤ , TBC-LL¹ 5307 . ar an gcrannghail gcoinnealta, Ériu v 62.2 . a hindaib cloidem corr coindealta, Aen. 2492 .

1 caindlech

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adj o, ā (caindel) shining, lustrous : o bi mac cleib | caindlech sær, Auraic. 5313 . cain coindlech, Fél. March 10 . June 9 . ó Ard ch.¤ Cháinroiss, Fél. Dec. 16 . don cat[h]raigh caindlig, Gorm. 30 . cloidem coindlech, LB 128b50 . na cathbairr coindleacha, Marco P. 57 . rosc cainlech, LU 10795 . bídh an corp bán bog, coinnleach, atmur., 23 K 42, 158.11 . borddhlaoi choinnleach chlaon (of hair), Hackett xi 15 . As subst. of a person: in c.¤ nach cranna, Gorm. Sept. 15 . See connloige.

1 cath

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n u, m. IGT Decl. § 95 .

(a) battle, fight : fo béesad fir téte do ch.¤ , Wb. 9a3 . in chatho gl. proelii, Ml. 34a20 . amal dunem-side nech iarna chúl hi c.¤ `behind him in battle', 112a5 . fon ch.¤ gl. sub Marte, Sg. 44a1 . dochum in chathai, Cáin Ad. 17 . fuil fearthar a c.¤ , Laws v 142.9 . d'ēt chatho `through seeking a battle', Ériu xvi 146.4 . glond catha comramaig, LU 8957 ( FB 71 ). cuimling móir ┐ catha etir Ulta ┐ Un Neill, Lat. Lives 19.9 . nocha comhain cath fiora battle does not spare men (prov.), Hugh Roe² 186.6 . amail ch.¤ sula gl. palpetratione (leg. palpebratione), Ériu iv 182.x . catha, ┐ urtha, ┐ irgala (of types of stories), Laws i 46.4 Comm. Of individual battles: cath Muigi Tuirend, Airne F. 187 . i c.¤ Aird Ladrainn, MacCarthy 156.z . Cath Moigi Slecht . . . ainm in katha-sin, Ann. Conn. 1256.7 . In Cath Cathardha (title of text), CCath. p. 2 . Of spiritual warfare: teannobthor c.¤ ar an chloinn temptation, Magauran 2217 . go gceanglam ar gcorp san gcath, Aithd. D. 80.43 .

As descr. gen.: ciṅg catha, Fél. Aug. 24 . ina cipi . . . catha, Stair Erc. 1513 . lán do chonfadh catha, TSh. 1073 . d'écin catha ná comlaind, MU² 172 . gan fhíor catha ag C. he fought against odds, Aithd. D. 33.22 . cen līn catha imbi sufficient to do battle, TBC-I¹ 335 (see 1 lín). míl catha, Fél. Ep. 275 . róe catha = c.¤ : re catha `a battle of war', Laws v 300.x . gnúsi námat i rói chatha, Tec. Corm. 9 . See 1 cró.

In phrases: cid cia ar ar cuirestar ceist in catha whoever was worried about the outcome of the battle, MR 166.14 . ar cor cestu (cesta, v.l.) an morcatha dim, CCath. 3784 . c.¤ fri x battle against x (somet. with Vn. force): oc c.¤ fri diabul `in fighting against', Wb. 23d8 . c.¤ fri Demon détlae, Fél. Prol. 242 . co ticfat do chath fri A., PH 7279 . With vbs. of offering, giving, winning, losing etc. : for diabal ro brisis c.¤ , Ériu xix 15 § 13 . robris c.¤ . . . for demun, PH 4732 . conboing catha cróchombág, LU 8352 ( FB 24 ). indiu cuirthir in c.¤ , 3661 ( SCC 32 ). tabairt catha do Assarib, Ml. 34c11 . maní dene chathu oc ditin do thuathe, 37c15 . gniid cathu, LU 3415 ( SCC 18 ). ita in c.¤ oca ferthain, 3664 ( 33 ). do f[h]resdal c[h]atha do C[h]onn, ML² 198 . du frithteirissem in chatho gl. ad resistendum, Ml. 83a11 . do fhuacgra catha fair, Stair Erc. 1653 . mebaid c.¤ ria Sīl C. . . . for Coin-Corb, Corp. Gen. 27.23 . See maidid, maidm, roínid. gidh roimhe do-chuaidh an cath though he won the battle, Aithd. D. 33.22 .

(b) troop, battalion : tinol catha, LU 3367 ( SCC 15 ). flaith fri Nīall ro chathu clói, Hail Brigit 21 . is na cathaib gl. in acie, Gild. Lor. 23 . ciṅgset inna c.¤ co fí, LL 336 . ba cain géim a chatha company, Fél. Prol. 139 . c.¤ do lucht na catrach group, BB 414b34 . na seacht ccatha boí san fFéin, Duan. F. ii lvii 29 . c.¤ Aodha Find . . . / gibe díbh gebhus righe family, BNnÉ 258.w . tréanaingil Dé i gcathaibh iata, Hackett² xxxii 103 . More specifically: tri ch.¤ ┐ .x. cét ar fichit cét cach catha, RC xvii 416.26 (Tig.). trí catha na Gnáithḟéine, ┐ trí mhíle san ch.¤ , Keat. ii 5155 .

Of animals etc.: secht cat[h]a deg do bochrudh (captured cattle), AU ii 506.20 . in cath crumh the army of worms, Aithd. D. 80.27 .

V. freq. in composition, with nouns in sense martial, warlike, military , with adjj. (in battle, as regards fighting ), and with adjj. derived from nouns. Somet. tautological ( ¤imairecc, ¤irgal), and freq. as alliterating prefix. A few permanent compds. ( ¤barr, ¤ḟeis (see cathais), ? ¤ḟer, ¤réimm ( ¤ech), etc.) are given as separate entries.

With nouns: go ro chinned . . . a cath-oirbert `valour in battle', MR 114.y . coras croith asa cathurlaind, LL 31787 (TTr.). a chatharm catha, LU 6425 (TBC). clú i ccaithbhearnaibh ` battle-gaps ', O'Hara 3400 . Conchobur caid cathbernaid, Rawl. 165b32 . caithbili Cruacan (of a king), ZCP ii 336.9 . caoga bliadan a righe nErenn do ┐ cathbuaidh do frisin re sin, BCC² 245 § 5 . Cathbuadha Conroi (name of tale), Anecd. ii 43 § 3 . Of crozier of Colm Cille: bachall C.C. . . . adberas Cathbhuaidh fria, TFrag. 230.6 . ra leiced a chathbuali . . . dó i cath na ṅGréc he was given a wide berth(?), LL 32298 ( TTr. 1486 ). sithithir slegh . . . airde cach cathbuailedh, TBC-LL¹ 5601 `compact body of troops', TBC St. Gloss. do reblaing . . . i n-a chathcharpat serda, LU 6479 (TBC). hi caithfheis ┐ hi ccathchongraim battle-gear , Hugh Roe² 264.26 . Conchobar cath-chingid, Metr. Dinds. iv 126.38 . ? cathclái gelbdai, SR 4227 . soí frit churad cathchlessu, LL 13781 . amal bid tre ermúru no tre cathcliatha gl. ut per propugnacula, Goid. 65.4 . sé cét elefinnte cona cathc[h]liathaib foraib lán d'ócaib (of howdahs), Alex. 568 . cathcliatha aidbli umaide . . . do diden a corp `cuirasses', TTebe 1434 . mac Cāirthinn in cathcobair, Corp. Gen. 9.47 . hi cathchomlond, BDD² 810 . cathchoscradh re nD. . . . for A. `destructive battle', AU i 270.13 . ro gabastár a chathcriss curad taris (of Cú Chulainn), LU 6415 (TBC). tréad an chathchraoi-se Criomhthainn, Measgra D. 54.80 `of this embattled land', Gloss. trena chathétedh, Cóir Anm. 200 . fer i cathfochrus bruit deirg, TBC-I¹ 71 `in a battle-girdle (?)', Faraday. ac sirgairm ┐ ag cathgairm a mic, TTebe 3588 . dog-nitea cliatha cathghaisccedh, Anecd. ii 25 § 6 . Nīall is Dathī co ccathgoil, ZCP viii 109.3 . cath-garrdha coraigthi do curadaib, MR 224.11 . in gach caith-ghliaidh, Leb. Gab.(i) 208.25 . A. nar' clói chathgreim ` battle-might ', Gorm. 16 . feis fōit ind ōic inda cathgreimim co matuin sleep under arms, Corm. Y 245 . meic Morna in cathgrinde, Acall. 2153 `battle-phalanx', Gloss. cathimairecc itir da ua Cernaigh battle-encounter , AU i 247.5 . a[c] cur na c.¤ asa cathlaithrechaib `positions', Ériu viii 38.23 . tri cathluain glana, Anecd. ii 61.y . cathluirech dluith drolach, CCath. 5211 . na cruadh-celmaini cliatha cathmaitti (maidid, maidm) ` battle-rout ', 4313 . mo chathmerge cenand battle-standard , LL 18597 . S. cathmīl cōemḟata, Ält. Ir. Dicht. i 17 § 2 . Cathnia nepos Guaire, AU i 274.5 . cunach dernat C. a catharcuin, Caithr. CC 46 . cathrī crāides / crīcha, Corp. Gen. 2.43 . āeris trī cētu / cathrōe battlefield , 56 . lia rīg a cathrōe ┐ a ndūnad ┐ a cāin ┐ a ndliged, Corp. Gen. 92 (Rawl. 127 a 43) ; 'military obligation', The Kingship and Landscape of Tara 110 . ni fuigli co ngoí cathroí, ar ni fríth ni fuigēbthar brithem bas fíriu cathroí, 'do not undertake a duel in falsehood, for there has not been found and there will not be found a truer judge than a duel', AM 64 § 31 , GEIL 211 . rob tu mo cathsciath, rob tu mo cloidem , Ériu ii 89 § 5 . ? fri cathslait cairi comlain, SR 3258 . cathṡluaig, Acall. 5429 v.l. da cathuaithne . . . iarnaidhi, TBC-LL¹ p. 817 .

With adjj.: soighde cathalaind (leg. -aille), TTebe 3808 . in cath-amra (subst.) `the famous fighter', Metr. Dinds. ii 64.2 . lasna Collu cathchalma, Trip. 536 § 30 . lēo . . . / cathchob(b)ur fond of battle(?), Corp. Gen. 8.12 . slán do chlainn cathgloin Ceallaig of the bright battalions, ZCP viii 230 § 16 . in mír don Choin chath-labhair ` battle-boasting ', Metr. Dinds. iv 180.15 . cathlabhar .i. do labhradh a cc.¤ , O'Cl. fir na cerda cath-mire `martial', Metr. Dinds. iii 272.28 . ic Cumull chath-mór, ii 74.32 .

With adjj. derived from nouns: clanna . . . cath-airbeartacha ` warlike ', MR 118.18 . curaid caín . . . cathbúadach, LU 3913 ( SCC 42 ). fo chích curad / crēchtaig cathbūadaig, Sc.M² 15 . an cathbuadhach (as subst.), Blathm. 257 . cathchorach cruaidrī skilled(?) in battle , Corp. Gen. 9.49 . cathmiled . . . cathchoscrach victorious , LL 13469 . mac cathlínmar Cumaill `of many battalions', Fianaig. 78.11 . C. cath merggech, IT iii 82.1 .

With vb.: do shíl Chuinn, roscath-métaig `that made it great by war', Metr. Dinds. iv 208.80 .

claideb

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Forms: -ib, -bi, claidib, cloidib, claidbi, claidhmhe, cloidmi, -me, cloidhemh, cloideb, claidem, cloideam

n o, m. but n pl. -ib and -bi. See Ériu xxii 192 . Exx. claidib, Ml. 77a1 . LU 8185 . MU² 592 . cloidib, BDD² 748 . claidbi, MU² 610 . claidhmhe, Ériu xiii 35.6 . cloidmi, -me, BB 271a47 . TTebe 1473 , PH 8111 . cloidhemh m., IGT Decl. § 53 . Also cloideb, claidem. (slashing) sword : cloideam gl. gladius, Ir. Gl. 461 . in c.¤ sin (ref. to gladium spiritus), Wb. 22d20 . faibur .i. c.¤ gl. machera, Ml. 75b11 . a nnunda-comart a ch.¤ `when Hiss word slew them', 36d9 . donfair co claidiub thened, Thes. ii 348.6 ( Hy. v 91 ). fuil fir tarcai a c.¤ for nech `who draws his sword', Laws v 362.y . las tarda fo glas claidhebh, Blathm. 80 (fo glaschlaidiub, ed.). de gail claidib Góli, Fél. Ep. 484 . coro [ṡ]ecsat a lláma imma claidbiu, Trip.² 1239 . a arm laích . . . .i. a c.¤ , LU 8875 ( FB 67 ). dogní claidiub craind isind fid, 5417 (TBC). c.¤ russi roindes crú, 3826 ( SCC 37 ). cobur fola fora claediub, 8338 ( FB 24 , rhet.). feib ra-chualatar cocetul claidib C[h]onaill, CRR 46.2 . domraiched craum c.¤ choilles toind, LL 12210 (TBC). fer find . . . ic fáebarchless ch.¤ úastu, MU² 541 . roberr māil fair cosin chloduib `cropped his hair with his sword', Ériu ii 22 § 3 . gurbo fuighell gae ┐ claidim d'Eōgan hé (of Conn who had been grievously wounded by Éogan), ML² 1921 . Michael . . . ┐ a cloidem derg tenntige i n-a láim, PH 7281 . is o chloidem atbéla ┐ is cloidem cúis a n-oideda, 3119 . co mbenad déiss (sic leg.) a chloidib fria muinél na déisi, Mer. Uil. 244 . do thréig camána ar chloidhmhibh, DDána 105.3 . ro gabh orlaimh cloidhim an Rígh chuga (of a new Lord Deputy entering upon his office), Hugh Roe² 146.23 . Cf. AFM vi 2020.2 . a chloidheamh nochtuighthe aige ag iarraidh síothchána ar Dhia (i.e. in threatening fashion), Párl. na mB. 821 . In epithet: Labraid Lúath / lam ar c.¤ , LU 3383 ( SCC 17 ). Referred to by n.pr.: mo chen Caladbolg c.¤ Leite, LL 12217 (TBC). nochtais [Cu Chulaind] in Cruadín Catutchend .i. a ch.¤ , 12720 . Used in swearing or binding to a contract: dothoṅgusa tar mo scíath ┐ tar mo ch.¤ , TBFr. 184 . nenaisg mac ḟior Fíothla im chloidheamh go mbriocht baoí ina laimh, Ériu xiii 34.17 . dosrat fo chlaidiub diglá, SR 4148 .

do-beir fo gin claidib puts to the sword, slays : téit fo gin claidib dies by the sword : dosbér fo gin claidib, Trip.² 1922 . rar-berthar uile fa gin gae ┐ chlaidib, TBC-LL¹ 2973 . Cf. also: doratsat fo gein cloidem ┐ gae a daine, Anecd. iii 68.1 . Cf. Éire do chur fa ghion gai ┐ claidhimh, Keat. i 128.7 . dochotar fo gin claideib, SR 5068 . conna térna ass acht a ndechuid do rind gai ┐ do gin chlaidib i.e. all died by the sword, IT i 76.10 ( LMU 15 ). co na dechadar acht a ndeachaid to rind gai ┐ do gin claidibh, Anecd. i 2.4 . See SCano 20 n.

Other figurative applications: in da míol . . . ┐ imus-tuairgdis co ticdis a claidib teniud asa mbeluib connici neolu nimi, IT iii 237.77 (perh. in sense of beam or ray of flame). claidebh na laimi in slindean shoulder-blade, Auraic. 1426 . lé cloidheamh an chraois, TSh. 2465 . gur chuir Dia cloidheamh an inneachaidh 'na thruaill taisgeadha, 5408 . go sgarthar a fhuil ┐ a fheoil-sin ó chéile re cloidheamh na mbriathar, Donlevy 422.9 . is claideb for sinistar (lux) a kenning or prov.(?), O'Mulc. 761 .

(b) tusk : re glondbeimnig a claideam no a clomair (of a boar), TTebe 872 .

For meaning beam see s.vv. cor(r)thar, garman, 1 táth.

Compds. droṅg claidebbemnech, LL 343a28 . fri cath croda claidebderg, SR 4982 . tūs cach catha cloideamgairg, ZCP viii 231 § 25 . curaid chroda claidebglais, Ériu viii 70.86 . ríoghradh chalma cloidheamhghlas, Aithd. D. 16.40 . co nniurt curad claidebruad, SR 5734 . iar ṅgless le claidemscin 'after arranging [the book] with a swordlike knife' Ériu xxvi 116-17 . rind Orioin claideabhthaircetaigh `swordgirt Orion', CCath. 1037 .

clannaid

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v (clann)

(a) plants, sows : clandaim gl. obsero, Sg. 146b8 . clandaim gl. obseris, Thes. ii 228.33 ( PCr. 60b3 ). rob clandad `ye have been planted' gl. radicati [estis], Wb. 21d6 . amal bid claind no clantis air is sonairt atreba ní clantar `as though they had planted a plant, for what is planted dwells firmly', Ml. 63b9 . roclann Pátraic [aball] i nAchad inna Elti, Trip. 232.18 . acht ni ro clanda a lam fadesin . . . .i. acht in ni ro saidestar a lam bodein, Laws v 500.13 . ani clannus a lam fein . . . itir ubla ┐ arbur, 502.13 Comm. clandaid fedha isna muighib cor'bad caillte, RC ix 16 § 4 . dobiur lim cóer ndeirg co nusroclandus i llubgort, Ériu iv 134.4 .

(b) Of begetting of children: clanais . . . Sarran Babona co ro tuismeadh leó .u. meic, Todd Nenn. 180.3 . Adam. Seth . . . / Eua Olla . . . / ro chlandsat claind, LL 16457 .

(c) Of a weapon etc. plunges (in), thrusts (in): doticsa a delg asa brut ┐ clandti inda gruaid `drives it into her cheek', Mon. Tall. 150.27 . co c.¤ . . . a gae . . . ind, Rawl. 82a36 . uair ro clannustar an ccraoisigh . . . tria na sliasait, Leb. Gab.(i) 226.15 . nos-clanna in sciain ind, Fing. R. 327 . gor clannsat a n-airm . . . ina torc ( torc .i. craidhe, ZCP v 494 ), ACL iii 311.6 (B. na f.). co clandaind in cloidem-sa trit chride, MR 42.13 . By extension of the wound itself: i comcisi[n] aisli i clanntar crecht `in which the hurt is planted', Bretha 30 . Cf. O'Dav. 90 .

(d) Very freq. of driving in, fixing stakes, houseposts, setting up grave-stones, etc.: co clandad leo in ime, Laws iv 140.z Comm. corthe no chlantais in tan bad maidm n-imairic. car[n]d im̅ fochertitís in tan bad n-orgain, LU 7031 ( BDD 67 ). co ro clantar mo lia ┐ co ro hagthar m'oenach ṅgubae, Rawl. 130b28 . cepp i clandta do indeuin `a block where thine anvil might be planted', Mon. Tall. 134.7 . clannais liic and sin i talmain, LL 22276 . fail sund gabuil . . . / . . . / giá lin ros cland i talmain, TBC-LL¹ 730 . cor chland cleatha and (as a sign of taking possession), Ériu xvi 66.82 . airm a clannfai[de] a lecht, Dinds. 6 . roclandad . . . pupall Domnaill, Ériu v 236.81 . roclann C. an cétcleath i Clúain. Atbert C. . . . ic sádhudh na clethi, Lism. L. 4379 . Dia romc[h]lann i cceirt gan chonn `thrust me in rags', BS 40.12 . Hence, buries: i ṅAchud cháin clantair / Nathí, Fél. Aug. 9 . clanntair .i. adnaicther, O'Dav. 453 (citing prec.). an té i dTráigh Lí is clannta, Ó Bruad. iii 204.13 . ? Cf. also: fer clandas cuithigh i tír a chéili `that digs a pitfall', O'Dav. 472 , but perh. read claides. See 1 claidid.

(e) Hence also, settles, establishes (oneself) (trans. and intrans.): is tre ḟīr flaitheman cech comarba cona chlí inna caīnorba clannus, ZCP xi 92 § 16 . i flaith Chríst ro clandad / ochtmoga cáin ciṅged, Fél. Feb. 14 . Hūi Gabla Roīrenn . . . co clantais co Āth Lethnocht so that they used to settle as far as A.L.? Corp. Gen. 34.28 . gabais Cobthach cīaso chīan / clandais slūago, ZCP xi 108 § 4 ( LL 7357 ). caidhe a lín for sét īar sain / dia rochlann i mBretanchaib?, xiii 3 § 5 . crich for clandsad a chuiri, BB 36b27 . ? clandtar cirb' airligther cath conceard tuindi im morthír toirtheach, 40a54 .

(f) Fig. establishes, settles (of laws, institutions etc.); implants: cid clannas aile? Noil ┐ iuail `what settles the stake? An oath and prescription', Laws iv 142.1 Comm. mad senaigter cise noail no clanna? `if it be denied, by what oath shall it be settled?' 3 Comm. clandad dliged, Tec. Corm. § 2.11 . ní inna n-aicniud ro chlannad molad Dé, Lib. Hymn. i 71 n.37 . manab dib cumachta clanntar, Leb. Gab.(i) 254.6 . eneclann, arindī clantar i n-inc[h]aib duine, Corm. Y 531 . ? for i ni clanntar don oigh ina henech, in eneclann, Laws i 228.29 Comm. (`what is due to the virgin for her honor'). inī clannus i n-inchaib dib so uili, 120.30 Comm. (`which is levied for the protection of . . . '). Plummer, MS. notes, suggests `arises, proceeds from, accrues'. do Ḟergal / clandad chomram, LL 23438 (`who established glory', Arch. Hib. ii 51 § 12 ).

1 clas

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Forms: clais, clas, claise, clais, claisi, clasach, claschanna, chanamhuin, clasach, clasaigh

n ā, f. (claidid). Later also clais, CCath. 2418 . See Ériu xxii 191 . In Mid. and Mod. Ir. also with k-infl. clas g. na claise , IGT Decl. § 39 . clais g. na claisi , na clasach , § 186 . d pl. also `claschanna(?) do chanamhuin ', ibid. cf. ex. 2104 below. clasach occurs once as acc. sg. but is perhaps an error: cor' claidset clasach dermair, CCath. 2298 (clasaigh moir, clasaig moir, v.ll.) d s. clasach, g s. clasaigh occur in CS 318.20 - 22 below.

(a) ditch, trench, furrow; pit: rama fri clais, Laws iv 72.2 ; .i. coir denma na clasach, 76.8 Comm. oca tofond dia clasaib (of pigs), v 154.23 Comm. slan di [sc. don muic] in tesbach indsaighes uirre coa clais, iii 242.20 Comm. mad c.¤, tri traigthe a leithead ┐ a doimne, iv 112.3 . ceithre ime . . . clais, cora, duirime, felmad four kinds of fences, a ditch, a stone wall, an oaken fence . . . , 72.4 . m'atces ac denam claisi ina timcell . . . no dia ndenait senchaide conid la fine dorona[dh] in clais, O'Curry 423 ( H 3.18, 231a ) (`the making of a `clas' round land (without objection) was an evidence of title', Plummer MS. notes). m. Imlecha las' cētna dernta classa dúne, Corp. Gen. 362.37 . tomlactaiter .lll. lulgach . . . i n-aen clasaig, Dinds. 39 . cuithe salach súg / carcar cúl ri claiss, LL 18991 . nacham ruca Demon leis / i clais tened, 18804 . .lx. cubat i n-arddi na class ┐ lx. cubat i n-airdde in múir, 31543 . dorónta clais dermair . . . i n-imthachmung na cathrach, CCath. 1739 . linaid clasacha in longphuirt . . . do criaidh na clodh filet impo, 5179 . na clascanna do linad, Aen. 2008 . torchair a each i gclais ndomhain faoi, TFrag. 200.16 . saoradh misi ar chlais na bpian, Celtica iv 163 § 237 `Hell', Foclóir). ba sruth-aibne . . . cach clais ┐ cach clad-etrige, MR 240.16 . dochodur . . . dar in mbadun ┐ dar clasaig inn aileoin `moat', Ann. Conn. 1236.8 . is inann antrum tri Laidin ┐ umha no clais a Gaedilg, Rosa Angl. 210.7 . bith gaoth mór sa chlasaigh sin dognáth cuires an graibél trina chéle (of a gravel-pit), Maund. 44 . do rinne sé clais, ┐ do thochuil sé í `pit', Psalms vii 15 . cf. c.¤ .i. tochailt, O'Dav. 395 . fá chlais an bhráca `in the furrow beneath the harrow', O'Rah. 58.114 . ? Here: ba samalta ra sebacc da chlaiss i lló chruadgáithi, ná ra sidi répgaithi erraig i llo mártai (of a hawk's nesting-place in a cliff), TBC-LL¹ 3381 (`nach seiner Beute').

(b) cooking-pit, burning-pit : c.¤ guail gl. sturna[?], Ir. Gl. 273 . i cualchlais tened, Fing. R. 52 . daroindi T. ix clascha comleathna . . . ┐ rolinaid leis iad do chaerchaib duba, TTebe 1642 . a claschaibh chlach n-áoil nUisnigh lime-kilns, IGT Decl. ex. 2103 .

(c) grave : i mbéal gach claise, DDána 29.21 . an fhuarchlais, Ó Bruad. ii 114 xvii .

(d) By extension, that which is dug up, produce of the earth: mess ┐ claiss ┐ muirthorud, LU 10116 . madi atchaithes a mes ┐ a clais, O'D. 622 ( H 3.17, 463 -4). bói mess ┐ class ┐ ith ┐ blicht fria lind, LL 273b4 . tathbongar fúr (.i. talam) ar na cnoib .i. clais cnu ro bui istigh, O'Dav. 866 . ri is mo da tucc Dia du mes ┐ du chlais ┐ du thorad `increase', Ann. Conn. 1224.2 .

(e) Used of various (usually grooved or furrowed) parts of the body: cusna classaib dromma `with the shoulder-blades' lit. `with the trenches of the back' (gl. cum scapulis), Gild. Lor. 160 . co curend téora imsrotha im claiss a chúlaid (i.e. the hollow at the base of the poll, see O'Brien, Celtica iii 168 ), LU 6544 . fotolberrad co clais a dá chúlad, 6959 ( BDD² 529 ). a clais cúil in cinn, Reg. San. 30.8 . c.¤ ochta, Bretha 2A . clais ochta `hollow of the breast', Laws v 363 n.d . mar chlais a smeigīn na hainnfhire dimple, cleft, Gadelica i 60.197 . tri cét troiged i fat na mna xxx traiged a fat a claissi (of a sea-monster), BB 416a12 (? the female pudenda. Cf. do chimil d'a clais a chab nach sínfeadh, ZCP v 250 = Midnight court 706 v.l.). Of weals or scars on the body: doeim fossad fot rea / con(a) ceil cossar class fua `it hides the rows of scars beneath', Metr. Dinds. iv 332.22 (of a shield). mad olc leigister iad faguid clasacha granna sa corp `pits' (of smallpox), Rosa Angl. 310.4 . att bocc . . . , ┐ da nglacuir co cruaidh led mer doni clais and, 272.7 .

Groove (of a sword): cloidem . . . traig fir oa chlasach conige a ḟaopar for gach leth ann; dá traigid a lethed a nhegmuis a clasaigh, CS 318.20 , 22 . taithnem na greine . . . re clasaib comarthacha na cloidem , Ériu viii 30.x . le colg n-úaine cheithre gclaschann, IGT Decl. ex. 2104 .

Compds. With adj. claideb claslethan cruaidgér wide- grooved , LL 24897 . claidbi comardathacha claslethna, 32519 ( TTr. 1717 ). claidhmhi claislethna, CCath. 6014 . cloidhiomh . . . claslonnrach bright-grooved , CRR² 23 .

With noun derived from adj. re clas-lethi a cloidem , MR 190.y .

comecar

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n (ecor) array, ornament, proper arrangement ; as vn. act of arranging, adorning : in comlinad ┐ in comegur `the number and array', CCath. 3122 . for comecur a cath, LL 31965 (TTr.). co rathairrngid urrsanda na cathrach as a coimegur `proper position', TTebe 4421 . do coimeagar cloidem ┐ craisech ar a cheile `mutual hacking', MR 266.26 . coill . . . ar na comhecar do challaib crimhann `adorned with', Ériu iii 156.13 . lec logmar lasamuin . . . i comecur in tigi `adorning', TTebe 318 . .l. gem . . . ina chomecor (of goblet), Acall. 2194 .

Attrib. g s.: cathbairr coemegair `ornamented', TTebe 1529 . cona cobradaib coimeccuir `adorned bosses', CCath. 4727 . d'ór is d'aircet coimecair, Acall. 808 . Predic. ba comecair aireacht it was an orderly assembly, ZCP xi 62.3 .

Legal `putting an equal stock on the land', Laws iv 92 n.l . i tir dibadh ata ín comecur sin, l Comm. coimheccur in fearaind athar ┐ seanathar, O'D. 2409 ( Rawl. B 506, 52b ) = 1189 (H 2.15, 69b) = 1562 (H 5.15, 3a).

cor(r)thar

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Forms: corrthar, corrthair, choirthir, corthaire

n ā, f. corrthar (corthar, v.l.) m., IGT Decl. § 11 . corrthair f., § 13 . d s. choirthir, Ériu v 76.24 . n p. corthaire, Keat. ii 1915 . fringe, edging, border (of garments): corrthair .i. cuirther fri hēdach etc., Corm. Y 336 . corrthar .i. ciumus, O'Dav. 579 . cen corthair (.i. fadlaing nó brot), Bruss. 5100, 24 cited Contribb. 494 . aisti ab astilis o slisnip corthaire, O'Mulc. 64 . etir chorthair a léined ┐ a glún, Triads 222 . hi corthair brollaig inair O., Dinds. 32 . for etaige ┐ corthara, LL 2023 . ? Fir Cúl co corrtharaibh, ZCP xii 358.15 . ba hāilliu i cortharaib na rīg oldās ōr (Absolom's hair. Leg. oldás ór i cortharaib etc.?), xiii 177.4 . corrthoir gan tablanna (of specious good looks), vii 268 § 3 . ic figi chorrthairi, LL 7733 (TBC). ag cor chorthair iongnáith óir, TD 11.16 . re slis corrthair, IGT Decl. ex. 375 .

Extended applications. With follg. sg. teined fringe of fire, conflagration, blaze : fó cíaigh ┐ fó corthair thened, TTr.² 156 . i corthair tened, LL 12830 ( RC xiv 418 § 34 ). tré choirthir smáil teineadh, Ériu v 76.24 . Of light in general: in ruithean greni orda ┐ in corthair rigda aireadga (sic), YBL 149b17 . Of territory: isin chorthair immechtraig na hEórpa border, TTr.² 325 . a sáegol fo corthair cain (a person), LL 2402 . ? Of feathering of arrow: dá craobhraidh [an] chorthair-se (Cupid's dart), DDána 78.7 . claideb corthaire, term in weaving, appar. rod used in making fringes: im cloidem corthaire, Laws i 150.7 .i. [cranda beca a cinn corthair] asa figther in corrthair, 152.18 Comm. c.¤ corthaire do ḟindruine inna láim (in descr. of prophetess), TBC-I¹ 34 (`a shuttle', Faraday; see ZCP lxi 49-55 ). Cf. ina corrthair chlaidem `border', MR 214.23 .

As comic n. pr. f. Corthair ingen Druinighe, Anecd. ii 56.4 .

crí

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n indecl. f. i corpchrí adglain 'in very pure bodily form' Celtica xx 187 . For gender cf. isī in crī fotbrēna, ACL iii 311 § 4 (is aigi nobreána, v.l. isa cion ron brena, AFM ii 618.12 ). body, flesh , used almost exclusively in verse, in prose replaced by corp: inrí doruasat cechcri, SR 7871 . cia rosdechraig innacri distinguished them in form, 7877 . feib ro mairn a chrotha c.¤ `shapely form', Metr. Dinds. iii 450.19 . hi colla c.¤ `in carnal shape', AFM ii 616.19 . na huile anmand rothecht c.¤ ┐ bethaid, MacCarthy 50.1 . calma a c.¤ ` form ', CRR 19 . do ch.¤ churad, LL 17124 . Crist conic mo ch.¤ , 39038 ( SG 386.13 ). is let mo ch.¤ is let mo chorp, ZCP i 497.8 . cloidem orduirrn for a cri `body', Aen. 1933 . Of leaving the body, dying: ria ndul am (= óm) chri, LL 374b37 . intan noscairiub frim ch.¤ , ZCP vii 308.28 .

V. freq. with prep. IN-: a rigdorais . . . triasar chin i c.¤ / . . . Isu was born in the flesh, Ir. Lit. 96.y . Crist, ro-chés i c.¤ , Metr. Dinds. i 26.185 . ? im noin goet a chorp hi c.¤ `in the side', KMMisc. 150.50 . ? cóigear gan chreideamh i gc.¤ `in their hearts', Keat. ii 2468 . Hence i c.¤ in the flesh, alive : nifail hic.¤ . . . / acht mad inrí, SR 311 . cach lá i tú i c.¤ , LU 9957 . ní ḟail do chreitim it ch.¤ `in thy . . . lifetime', Metr. Dinds. iii 182.199 . lat chátaid it ch.¤ (chli, v.l.) chena `all thy days', 178.151 . ni thanic rí bad chommaith i c.¤ ri C., was never born, LL 6511 ( RC xxxvi 264 ).

Compd. oc clerib cridochtaib, LU 674 ( ACC 30 ).

cros

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Forms: c., c., crois, crois

n ā, f. (Lat. crux, see GOI 575 ). a s. c.¤ , Thes. ii 249.3 , LB 234b43 , d s. c.¤ , Mon. Tall. 151.5 , also Blathm. 163 as emended, crois, MS, see notes. n s. crois, Magauran 2540 (not guaranteed by metre).

(a) cross as relig. symbol: hi torrund cruisse `in the form of a cross', Thes. ii 254.z (St. Miss.). .iii. parsa deac in eo na c.¤ . . . a .xvi. itir incuaird ┐ chorp na c.¤ (of communion particles), 255.4-5 (ibid.). dobered croiss Críst taris co fa chét cech laí (of St. Patrick) made the sign of the cross, Trip.² 1423 . cross Dé bí / ra bruinne cach uilc fo thrí, LL 39302 . doforni int epscop . . . cetheora crossa cona scín, LB 277b14 . an lá tar Fhéil C. do-chuaidh Feast of Holy Cross, Aithd. D. 17.18 . brāthair croisi `religiosus de Ordine Cruciferorum', Beatha S. F. 1862 . do leath é féin . . . i bhfioghair chroise, TSh. 9147 . D. . . . do hecc fo crois `after taking the Cross', Ann. Conn. 1228.7 . c.¤ croichi sign of the cross, Laud 610, 8c (cited Plummer MS. notes). ni facutar sigen na c.¤ na crochi ínte, LB 234b44 .

Rarely of physical Cross: fri croich fri crois, Blathm. 136 . do chur i gcrois do chleacht mé, Aithd. D. 73.5 . do-chífear an ch.¤ donn (of Last Day), DDána 12.4 dá ndearnadh sé ar crois cunnradh, 40.3 . ? immá duma dess / hi tairndfet do chrois, LU 9866 .

(b) Of monastic cross as object of devotion: clerigh arcuairt cross, IT iii 82.22 . failet nói mná . . . / i toéb chroisse `beside the Cross', Metr. Dinds. iv 342.6 . inad crabaid ┐ c.¤ , Acall. 3720 . ní dechaid D. ó chrois gan cromadh, MR 298.11 . cnes re crosaibh slemnai in sūi `a man who lays his skin against smooth crosses', Measgra Uí Chl. 146 § 8 . c.¤ chloche, LL 6480 . c.¤ . . . craind wooden cross, ZCP xvii 232.29 . fo crossaibh cuill, AFM i 516.z . c.¤ óir ┐ c.¤ airgid, Acall. 5839 v.l. Note also: do tadbas di croch do beth a mbel na piasta, ┐ a c.¤ rena carpat uachtarach, ┐ a llos rena c[arpat] ichtarach transverse , Laud 610, 8a (cited Plummer MS. notes). In phr. for beinn chroise see benn.

Hence shrine at cross, church, etc.: rugadh crodh gach croise `every church is robbed', Magauran 1191 . sarucchad croisi hÚa Suanaigh, BNnÉ 312.y ( Fél. 466.40 ). co rucsad bruit moir o Chrois na screbtra, RC xvii 401.6 (Tig.). As boundary: gan dul tar crosaibh Chluana amach, Ériu i 94.17 . Note further: do gearradh c.¤ in margaidh `the market cross', Ann. Inisf. 1275.3 . airgead croise caoile nó salfás `narrow-cross money', Stud. Celt. i 4.y (see ii 119 ff. ).

(c) Of various cross-shaped objects: fail crois d'ór incachdorus, SR 361 (descr. of heaven). timchell cacha oenchrose, 372 . da ndernatar ní ar in clar dar in crois no dar in sduaig imlingar (part of door or entrance), O'Curry 518 ( H 3.18, 261a ). secht cét uṅga 'sin meis móir / co cethricrossaib dergóir, SR 4350 . dobir c.¤ dit sailiu forochtar dochinn `a cross of thy spittle', Thes. ii 249.3 . di chroiss tar a mullach two transverse streams (of suppurating head), Thr. Ir. Gl. 36.24 . legthar roimh in croissi (leg. crois-si?) an cuid sin (direction to reader), Lism. L. xxxiii 1 . co nderna chrois díb trít chride (of crossed spears), TBC-LL² 3699 . cor bo chross tall tarsna triana chlíab, TFerbe 243 . do . . . gurbo c.¤ bodhbhda 'na cliabh an craoisech, ZCP x 296.30 . táinig dhe a chur a ccrois cross-roads , O'R. Poems 305 . tempal . . . cona shanctair ┐ crosaibh transept , AFM iii 218.8 . cloidem . . . co crosaib ┐ dornnchur n-orda ` cross-guard ', Grail 2860 . clannaidh í gur dherg a crois ` hilt ', Duan. F. i 66.30 . milledh mo chána go crois completely , Misc. Hag. Hib. 123.22 . an stóil bhíos ina crois fá bhrághaid an tsagairt, Eochairsg. 35.32 . do bi ina crois ┐ a bél re lár (i.e. with arms outstretched in cros-ḟigell), SG 39.28 .

(d) Transfd. prohibition; hindrance. Orig. of the actual placing of a cross on a road: ni tabarr (sic leg.) [c.¤] for conair, ZCP xviii 388 ( Laws ii 90.14 Comm. ). do berar c.¤ for conaire air he is prevented from travelling the road(?), O'D. 646 ( H 3.17, 481 ). c.¤ i forba apaidh forna íslibh, c.¤ i forba apaidh ┐ troscadh for na uaislibh, 621 ( H 3.17, 461 ). as é a fuaidre, a suidiugh c.¤ for cuile in breithemon no ara beolu . . . c.¤ for cuile .i. c.¤ na fiadhnaise co na tucar biad eiste amach ar son apa. No ar beolu .i. co na ruga breth, 639 ( 473 ). forais ni bid fri crois na fri athgabail . . . .i. c.¤ a naige croise, O'Curry 374 ( H 3.18, 208b ). to-g[o]a fer ad-gair im cross fa gíall . . . dia toirb inna fíachu-sa `whether it be on the basis of a cross or a hostage', Ériu xx 166 § 6 (see 175 ). sárugud aitire nó crossi in domnaig oc saigid na cána in domnaig `bailiffs' (?), Ériu ii 208.15 . tabhair . . . / crois ó chomharba Pheadair, DDána 72.2 . dún gan chrosa ar chóir-bhreathaibh `hindrances to', Timth. 1916, 37 § 8 . ? na buail bos re bel filidh / do dhuain ch.¤ go ccoiridhir until you emend your perverse poem, Rel. Celt. ii 298.32 . ? as báthad coindell mo ch.¤ , BNnÉ 286.15 . Hence prep. phr. tar crois in spite of, against orders of: tanag cugud, a banntigerna, tar do crois, ZCP vi 27.9 . tar crois Cumaill, Duan. F. i 86.w . gabhaim do láimh tar a chrois, Oss. iv 86.16 .

(e) affliction : co toracht féin foa chroiss, Trip.² 795 . deacair comhthrom a gcroisi d'fhagháil `affliction like theirs', Ó Bruad. iii 52.5 .

In n. loc.: C.¤ in Chloim, RC xii 342.19 . fri Crossa Brenaind andess, LL 37496 . i machaire na croisi, AFM vi 2222.17 . See Hog. Onom.

Compds. With nouns. dhá chroisbhéim do chomh-mbualadh a g-cloidhiomh oblique strokes, ML 128.5 . ind etarfasaighibh na crosbhuinnedh cengail hoops , CCath. 5327 . a clarad ┐ a cómdluthad ┐ a crosdelb cross-section(?) (a temple), LB 120b21 . crosdibirciud ` cross-pelting ' (in list of guilty games), Celtica viii 150.4 , cf. do chloīndībircthib, Sc.M² 17 . claidem . . . cona croseltaibh `cross-hilts', CCath. 5242 . croisróid cullóide is coire, Ó Bruad. ii 182.2 . cross-sluaiged la T. . . . an ndescert E. ` thwart-hosting ', RC xviii 52.y (Tig.) gablóc i mbí crostál crainn 'a little forked branch in which there is a wooden cross-adze' EIS 164 § 73 . in crostuad lethan 'broad cross-axe' CIH ii 669.28 , EIF 488 n. 164 .

With adjj.: cosair . . . cros-aidlennach cumaisc, MR 316.1 . colna cros-bhuailte transfixed , TSh. 6612 . a chloidheamh crosghlan, DDána 98.28 . cirrta, crechtach, crosledartha, ZCP vi 68.22 . is crechtach crosledarthach atathar, RC xxii 328 n.11 ( BDD 167 ). cloidheamh crosórdha gold-hilted , CF² 681 . cepach cirrthi do c[h]uradhuib crosroinnti, ML² 1851 . With vb.: ra cétṡnaidit ┐ ra crostuagait na clairsin, LL 30945 `those boards . . . were cross-axed', TTr. 127 .

See crosḟigel(l).

1 cúis

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 cúis or dil.ie/13695

 

Forms: caus, cauis, cois, coais, cóis, cauisibh, cúis, cúisi, cúis, cúiseadh, cus

n f. (Lat. causa). See GOI § 69 . n s. caus (Lat. ?), Thr. Ir. Gl. 11 . cauis, TFrag. 32.15 . a s. cois, Wb. 2a16 . Ml. 14b11 . coais, 64a12 . d s. cóis, Sg. 77a4 . d p. cauisibh, TFrag. 208.4 . In later lang. cúis g s n a p. cúisi; g p. cúis, Bard. P. 2.21 , Keat. Poems 916 . cúiseadh, IGT Decl. ex. 1327 .

(a) cause, reason : cuis [.i.] tuccait, O'D. 3 ( H 3.17, 2 ). cuis airic `the cause of its invention (sc. Ogam)', Auraic. 5471 ( fath airic, 5465 ). cuís scribind, Fél. 8.12 , 26 . is í immorro in ch.¤ , 28 . cuís toirche Corco Hoiche o Loch nEachach, BB 169b21 . cauis an chatha sa, TFrag. 32.15 . is cloidem c.¤ a n-oideda, PH 3119 . ní fríth c.¤ dá chronugad, SG 32.9 . c.¤ ┐ adhbur, Acall. 5477 . crett is c.¤ do sin `what is the cause of this', Maund. 163 . cúisi bréagacha, TFrag. 118.10 . c.¤ truaighe, Dán Dé iii 15 . cūis c[h]rābuid reason for piety, ACL iii 238 § 1 . c.¤ imnidh, DDána 68.6 . ba har cuís onorach atberthea riuson sin (the title Pharaoh), BB 18az . arna cúisib sin, TTr.² 480 . ar tri cūisib, ZCP vii 301 § 2 . tre cus ecin, RC xii 322 § 7 . do chūiss ingantuis dōibh `much to their surprise', Fl. Earls 10.9 . Note also: mar as tusca dagib cuis no becan cunganta le `opportunity', Ir. Astr. Tr. 20.15 . in gach cūis riachtanuis = in any necessary occasion, RSClára 155a .

(b) cause, case; debate, dispute, controversy; more specifically law, (law) case, suit, charge, etc.: c.¤ a causa quasi caus (Lat. or Ir. ?). unde dicitur ní ar chuis na miscuisne . . . .i. ni ar denum chaingne fornech, Thr. Ir. Gl. 11 . aí, cuis no caingen a cause, a Controversie , Eg. Gl. 666 . fer cúisi do chongbail gl. causidicus, Ir. Gl. 434 . doracartmar cois caích gl. causati sumus . . . omnes, Wb. 2a16 . hi cóis gl. in causa, Sg. 77a4 . frisin coais fora robae-som, Ml. 64a12 . dogēne. . . caiss mōr de sin, Corm. Y 883 (76.14.) (cáis móir, ceist moir, v.ll.). cuisi ┐ caingne `causes and disputes', CCath. 4548 . co táinic cais mor na sen .i. `laim i laim, etc.', Laws i 42.16 Comm. cidh cuis iarum `although there be a cause afterwards', v 188.20 Comm. cach días itir a mbí c.¤ nó tagra `law-suit', Maund. 151 . c.¤ dā bhfoghair fiadhnuise `a case for which evidence is forthcoming' (Gloss.), O'R. Poems 131 . fā choisde re c.¤ aighmhéil `being tried by jury on a `monstrous charge' (Gloss.), 2766 . mo ch.¤ re Dia do dhéanamh `to plead my cause with God', Aithd. D. 69.10 .

(c) matter, affair; business : an ch.¤-sin go gcuire i mbrígh may you succeed in that matter, DDána 74.16 . ag teacht tar cúisibh Connocht `to discuss all the affairs of C.', Aithd. D. 9.3 . san cc.¤-si atá 'na aincheas oram (= negocio), Desid. 1828 . is beag an ch.¤ it is a small matter, Gen. xxx 15 . san cc.¤ so = heerin, RSClára 4b . a gc.¤ breitheamhnuis in matter of judgment, Donlevy 106.x . ag seo dúan ar in c.¤ cétna subject, Eg. 90, 18b (cited Contribb. 554 ).

In quasi-prep. phrases: ar cuis díumais, PH 311 . a cuisib cairdiusa by reason of relationship, MR 116.6 . trē chūis impide ┐ onōrachuis `because of their request and to honour them', Fl. Earls 26.9 . gur glac letreadha ar chūiss na ndaoine `received letters concerning', 22.22 . am cruais do chor im ch.¤ `time to take stern measures in my regard', Aithd. D. 51.12 . i c.¤ na husarachta, PH 7578 .

cumtach

Cite this: eDIL s.v. cumtach or dil.ie/13903

 

Forms: cumtach, -aige

o, n. vn. of con-utaing (see GOI 356 ). n p. cumtach, Ml. 84a11 . Usu. -aige.

(a) act of building; constructing, composing; building, construction : onaib tollaidib bite o[c]cumtuch `building', Ml. 131c8 . c.¤ innacathrach, 133c11 . du chumtuch latir gl. in figendis lateribus, 102d12 . epert in chumtaig forsnaib drummaib `building', 135d5 . conrotacht . . . in gríanan sin do imdenmaib ┐ cumtaigib sainamraib, LU 8064 ( FB 3 ). o togail Trae co cumdach Tempoill Solman, MacCarthy 280.4 . cumdach na Rómha ic Romuil, CCath. 149 . aimser chumtaigh in tuir, Auraic. 38 . cumdach na long, ZCP xxx 55.436 . prīmh-eaclus . . . ar n-a comdach, Fl. Earls 178.16 . c.¤ na n-Iudaide n-ard `architecture', ZCP i 112 § 1 . cuit duine . . . nō con . . . nō cumtaigh `building', Cáin Ad. 41 . in dingnaib .i. hi cumtaigib De Athar, Rawl. 106b31 . do chumhdaighibh uiscce ┐ tire `houses . . . on water and land', AFM iv 1108.y . hi cumhdaighthibh cloch, Hugh Roe² 180.26 . co cumtuch a chuirp chest(?), LL 24888 . In moral sense edification : c.¤ nirisse gl. aedificationem . . . quae est in fide, Wb. 27d24 . is c.¤ caritatis dilectio proximi , 6c26 . do ch.¤ popuil De gl. ad aedificandum Dei . . . populum, Lib. Hymn. 12.86 n. Gramm. a c.¤ gl. constructionem, Sg. 139a4 . issed ac .i. taibsiu gnímo nó chesta gl. huiuscemodi . . . structura, 209b28 . iss ed a cumdach leiss accomol indarann oc slund imperatiui gl. constructio, 148a3 . In wider sense: lucht cumhdaigh na ccaithréimionn `those who compose the battle-rolls', Ériu v 56.64 . tengta in domain . . . ni-fétfadais a-cumdach mét mhaithisa in-dúileman give an account of, RC xxiv 384.25 .

(b) act of protecting, covering, supporting, helping , etc.: is techtta . . a ndinsed oldas a cumdac `protect them' (viz. a druid, a reaver, a satirist), BCrólige 51 . cumdach no coimét, Trip. lii 6 . ri doraiga teglach ṅdil / dia chumtuch eter dóinib to escort him, SR 7582 . a coimded do cumdach, Laws iii 22.7 . bi[d] c.¤ do díbergaib, LU 6614 = TBC-I¹ 2078 . bid tesbaidh do cumtuch in tirese mo dula-sa as `will lessen this land's covert', Dinds. 127 . óenach . . . / co cumtuch cuirp is anma, Metr. Dinds. iv 150.55 . is innte-side ata coilech in Choimded iarna ch.¤ , ZCP xvii 228.y . a trian fri cumdach a mind `to enshrine his relics', RC xxvii 284 § 40 . an ben easlan do cumdach, O'Curry 2307 ( Eg. 88, 23 (24)b ). fear do chumhdaigh your protector, DDána 4.8 . Canoin Pháttraicc do chumhdach lá D., AFM ii 638.3 . iad féin do chumhdach nó do dhíon orra, Keat. ii 6086 . dom chumhdach ar an ccorōin, ZCP xii 380.13 . ar ccumhdach . . . ó pheacadh, Parrth. Anma 559 . cothughadh, cosnadh, cumhdach, Eg. Gl. 137 . ag cumhdach C.C. do chur a n-Albain `helped', BCC 452.10 . ar laoidh féin ní faghthar dath / gan leabhar glan dá chumhdach `to support it', Content. vi 13 . ní fhédaid anós baistidh . . . do chumhdach lé Scriobhtuir diadha = support .. . from Holy Scripture, Carswell 232.9 . a ccomtach a dha ciocch ccorr / do bhiodh naom-cloch na nemhond, Ériu iv 55.17 . cumhdach fallsa feóil mo bhall, TSh. 3313 . Coimheud an Chroidhe, ┐ . . . Cumhdach na Ccēdfadh, Desid. 3049 . do dhealuigh a ccumhdacho riú, Numbers xiv 9 . aer ata ar na cumdach etorra enclosed between them, Ir. Astr. Tr. 18.7 . do urail corp Rolanduis do chumhdach do bhalsaimm ┐ do mirra `to preserve', ITS xix 96.30 .

(c) cover, case, shrine : dubbert P. c.¤ dufíacc idon clocc ┐ menstir `a case (containing) . . . ', Thes. ii 241.16 ( Ardm. 18a ). dianda sera i c.¤ (of valuables), Críth G. 294 . do rig hE. lasandernad acumddachso (of case for book), Ir. Gl. 57.2 . do chuir a chruit ina cumdach, Stair Erc. 659 . ben a cumhdach do chenn na cráisighi, Acall. 1718 . droichet . . . go gcomhdach . . . ōs a chionn `roof', Fl. Earls 86.5 .

Of clothes, apparel, etc.: cumtuch .i. cum thoga bīs .i. co lend, Corm. Y 329 . ? cumthach (leg. c.¤ ?) brunni `a cover for the breast' (of a `lumman'), Metr. Dinds. iv 332.43 . corp ┐ cumthach (comdach, v.l.) a cæmcheili `dress', TTebe 4699 . cumhdach a chuisleann `covering', Aithd. D. 78.25 . cumhdach a cinn `head-dress', TFrag. 66.1 . in cumdach . . . robui fura cenn, ZCP vi 276.25 . cumdach mor d'édach uime, BNnÉ 34.10 . seolbrat . . . impe ┐ cumtaige isind imdæ bed-coverings(?), LU 7354 ( BDD 99 ).

(d) act of adorning, ornamenting; ornament : dia cumtuch `to their adornment', Ml. 36c17 . tre sóinmigi ┐ ch.¤ Sión gl. ut restituas ei ueteris felicitatis ornatum, 72a5 . c.¤ basuisse fri hiriss gl. ornantes se, Wb. 28b9 . gach lí, gach cumhdach, Ériu xiii 39.17 . cumdach mic righ, Laws ii 158.24 .i. c.¤ a netaigh, Laws ii 158.26 Comm. lenid corcra . . . cona cumtuch oir ┐ argait, LL 24233 . do chumtuch ingantach tíri Arabiae, LL 24890 . c.¤ alaind orda ima bragait, TTebe 754 . blatha ┐ cumdaige na so-gnim `adornments', Ir. Lit. 50.4 . c.¤ baindsidhi `wedding ornament', CCath. 1166 .

Of speech, writing etc. embellishing, heightening: trop cucumtuch ┐ chonimbiud briathar gl. propter pompam, Ml. 94b11 . ar thucait cumtaich no molta ho duinib `for the sake of pomp or praise', Ériu vii 174.1 . gur chuirestair . . . glósnaithe filedh fuithe da . . . cumhdach (of poetic composition), BNnÉ 265.26 . C.¤ fír Fircertni (in mock list of treasurers), Anecd. ii 53.10 . cumdach na Paitri commentary, RC xi 400.25 . sluag na sacart, cach díb ┐ a druim fria chlár ic cumtuch na claisse `composing'(?), Celtica iv 34.476 .

(e) Attrib. and predic. g s. in various meanings: a scrin cumtaig protective, Ann. Conn. 1293.7 . leabhar cumhdaigh an illuminated book, ITS xvi 52.16 . dorinde cūpa cumduig da cloicenn, ZCP xiii 181.17 . cloidem cumdaigh ` decorated ', vi 93.2 . coróin . . . cumdaigh, 52.7 . cnú chumhdaigh dar gcrobhuing (of Christ), Aithd. D. 75.40 . clár cumdoigh, IGT Decl. ex. 524 . fri gnim cumtaig cóir cech gráid proper, fitting (?), SR 7131 . etig didiu nī cumtaig cruth well-formed (?), O'Mulc. 462 . In chevilles: clar cóir, cobsaid, c.¤ dind, SR 981 . cumtaig arg, 4757 . cumtaig rath, 7042 . cumtaig grád, 4225 .

Compd. With adj.: ásna cathbarraib . . . cumtachglana, TBC-LL² 4221 .

See cumtacht.

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