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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.

aiste

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n m. and f. * ad-sem-, Wortk. 53 . `?Lat. essentia', Plummer MS notes.

(a) characteristic, special quality, peculiarity: a.¤ in finda sin `the peculiarity of that hair', Fél.² cxliv 35 . rosuithe dó dáma (glossed dana) deacta .i. do a.¤ na deachta, LU 756 (ACC) = RC xx 178 § 45 . hi ḟail in tobair ingnáith dianad a.¤ óigread in cech lo, Alex. 349 . inis . . . ise a h-aisdi na cuirp berar inti ni lobait iter, Todd Nenn. 192.9 . ar besaib ┐ ar caen-estib (sic) (com-aistib v.l., leg. caem-a.¤ good qualities), Cog. 82.2 . inund aisti arúath dúinn, / inund gasced gnath, TBC-LL¹ 4172 ( LL 11005 ). is í a.¤ in chuilén-sin, PH 3438 . mórad ceall dob aisde agaibh (to St. Patrick), Dán Dé xii 13 . mōr d'aistib na n-ērlam fúair, ACL iii 307 § 28 . a.¤ gach céime i gcalmacht / gaisce féile is flathamhlacht, Hackett liii 23 . ni heiccen co mad aisdi do ierraidh do litrip ind ogaim ┐ do muitib na Laitne, ar is a nguthagoip forbaigter-side do gres a common nature, property, need not be sought for in Ogham letters and Latin mutes, since the latter always terminate in a vowel-sound (whereas the former do not), Auraic. 3015 .

Type, variety, class (of performance): dona cēadaistibh reapraidh dō, Feis Tighe Chonáin 227 . doghníadh C. aisde crábaidh C. used to practise a special kind of devotion, BNnÉ 141.1 is anaichnidh do muintir C. . . . ind a.¤ trialltai .i. teiched, CCath. 3563 . m'ionuath a aisde dá éis `very horrible his fate thereafter', Dán Dé xxvi 53 . iollardacht m'aisdeadh the variety of my talents, ML 124.6 . atá d'aistidhibh 's d'ealadhain nódh aca nach taobhtha d'aonneach . . . they have so many wiles and arts that none can trust them (of women), Hackett xxvi 63 . Pattern: im a.¤ lamthoraid, Laws i 150.8 .i. fuath in gresa innti, 152.23 Comm. Cf. a.¤ ab astilis ō slisnib corthaire , O'Mulc. 64 . way, manner: gurob é aisde ar a mbídís 'na suidhe, Geneal. Tracts i 39.12 .

With prepp. ar a.¤ like: ar a haisde is aghtha dhamh / brath leannáin dom lucht diomdhadh, O'R. Poems 2917 `just like her must I hope to find a lover', p. 229 . ar gach én a.¤ on every ground, BNnÉ 250 § 204 . Seonin a Burc do marbad arin asti cetna, Ann. Conn. 1342.4 . ar aisde na dinginn se in a way in which I could not achieve it(?), BNnÉ 132.z . fo a.¤ like: luin gela bid ann . . . ┐ celebraid a tratha fo aisti na heclaise, Trip. xliii 5 . fo aisti an Gregaid, Auraic. 3379 . tar a.¤ : rala ág dar [a] a.¤ / ra chuir ár (ar) na cichloiste beyond what he was used to, TBC-LL¹ 1477 .

(b) metre: cia lín na naisti . . . a cuíc sescat ar trí cetaib, IT iii 67 § 1 . cate a aisti coír cach baird, 22 § 67 . aisteda na ndaerbhard, 23.1 . it núacrutha na haisti seo, ar it núalitríde arrangatar íat, § 68. aisti ollaman bairdni inso anuas . . . aisti ansrutha bairdne inso sís, 10 § 12 , § 13 . iss hi seo ind a.¤ blaith brass / in ṅgnathaighther in senchass, 106.18 . cia a.¤ triasin ṅdernad in Félire . . . rindard, Fél. 4.24 . isin erlabra fégtair inna haisti, LU 461 (ACC). sluindfet duib dagaisti in dana, LL 5227 . dechnad mór . . . a.¤ is ferr i nHere, 5250 . ellach .i. aisti, ut est cibe cenel dina secht n-eillghibh .i. dona secht n-aistibh, O'Dav. 765 . co festar in n-aisti dona seacht primellgibh na filideachta, Auraic. 1687 . claechlodh aisdi change of metre, IGT Metr. Faults § 22 . i n-aisde 's i n-ábhacht, recitations, Hackett² xliii 240 .

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 .

esnaid

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Forms: esnaid

i (?) (vn. of in-snaid) inserting, ingrafting: in fid do thóbu ┐ fid aile do esnid and (gl. insertus es in bonam olivam) Wb. 5b42 . An insertion, inset (of embroidery, inlaid metal, etc.): n s. claideb corthaire...esnaid (essnada, v.l.) óir and TBC-I¹ 35 , ZCP ix 122.10 . slegui...con n-esnaduib oir ┐ arccuid ina taebuib IT iii 238.107 . sceith...co n-easnadaib creduma iarna thaebaib, RC xxiv 144.9 = ZCP iv 33.21 . lénti bangela co n-esnadaib corcraib iar[na] toebaib (i.e. slashed with crimson ?), TFerbe 1 . leinti laingela con n-esnathuib corcraib, IT iii 239.137 .

figid

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Forms: fáig, fích, fig, ḟecht, ro-d-fáig, ros-figius

v i 3 s. perf. ro fáig , Metr. Dinds. iv 96.52 . ro fích , LL 194b27 . ro fig , 370b16 . pass. ro ḟecht , Metr. Dinds. iv 100.12 . Weaves, plaits, intertwines: étach rofig Maire mass, LL 370b16 . lín anart ... Muiri óg ro ḟigestar he, LB 158b35 . cloidem corthaire .i. cranda ... asa figther in corrthair, Laws i 152.18 Comm. d'ḟigheadar líonradh damháin ealluigh, Isaiah lix 5 . Of hair: rofigedh, ro slemanchirad do chind Fergail F.'s hair was plaited RC xxiv 64.11 . Of pleached work, wattle: ciaso sóer rofích [-figh, -faid, -fháidh v.l.] in cléith? Metr. Dinds. iii 100. 17 . Hence in wider sense of building: cía ro buí ... 'ca dénam? I. ... is G. sóer ó gáel fáel no figed (rofiged v.l.) (i.e. Ailech), Metr. Dinds. iv 100.8 . ro-d-fáig `reared it' (the wall) 96.52 . Of lit. composition weaves together, compiles, composes: ro ḟigius ... craeb choibniusa clainne Nóe, LL 143a35 = ros-figius, Rawl. 77b15 . faig ferb fithir (with gl. .i. noḟúaged nó noḟíged ... bréthir in forcetail) LU 785 (`the teacher said the word' ACC 52 ), conid da choímet na sochursin ro ḟigh Benen in saithe so sis, BB 275a41 (`wove this poem' Leb. Cert. 144.27 ). mar fighim `as I relate' Leb. Gab.(i) i 110.9 (with gl.: mar fuaighim nó mar fighim im' aisde). Other applications: fichset ... óenach saidbir `gathered a fair' Metr. Dinds. iii 14.158 . fighim mōr caor ┐ cnú I gather together (?) Ériu ii 95 § 5 . cid frisi n-argither ana cuicti for in athgabail? ... fri urogra rofigedh `why is a stay of five days attached to the distress ? ... for warning it was done' ( framed, devised ? fixed ?) Laws i 252.2 Comm. fer figed feirg `that knit strife' Metr. Dinds. iii 84.4 (but this may belong to 1 fichid). Vn. fige, q.v.

findruine

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n (findbruine, Ériu xi 170 ) electrum or electron; a by-product from the smelting of gold and silver (?) See ZCP xxix 100-1 and cf. Ériu xxxii 156 . In value it is ranked below gold (1 ór, dergór) and above bronze (crédumae): na fil eter créduma ┐ fíndruini atá eter Loegaire ┐ Conall Cernach. a fil dano ... eter findruini ┐ dergór ata eter Conall Cernach ┐ Coin Culaind, LU 8779 ( FB 58 ). is findruine fri fīrōr, ZCP vi 267 § 12 . Cf. miach óir ┐ miach finddruine ┐ miach credumai, Fianaig. 6.18 , corresp. to m. óir ┐ m. airgid ┐ m. crédumai ib. 6z . ataig C. lais ina fúair d'or ┐ d'argut ┐ d'indruini, TFerbe 746 . immdernad iarom [in tiag] di ór ┐ findruine, `[the wallet] was then adorned with gold and white bronze', Trip. 74.24 . uinge óir nó airgid no fhiondruine isin chios riogh gach bliadhna, Fomor. and Norse. 3.23 , Cf. ungi d'argut findruni, Cog. 50.11 (no d'fionndruine v.l.). cúach findruini, LU 8800 ( FB 60 ). sciath ... co mbil findruini, LU 3829 ( SCC 37 ). gipne findruine for a étan, LU 9275 . scíath ... ro breccad do semmannaib findruini, 7331 ( BDD 97 ). dubscíath co calathbúali findruni fair, LU 6297 . tech foa ochtaig findruine, B. in Scáil, 6 . tolc finnruine `a bed of white bronze' Cóir Anm. 70 (p. 318) = toilc findruine, Miscell. Celt. Soc. 76 (where f.¤ is rendered `German silver'). da maelasa findruine, RC xxiv 200.3 . crot ... ┐ iris findruine eisti `a harp with a strap of bronze' Cáin Ad. 6 . fidchell ..., leth a foirne d'ór buide | a lleith aile d'[ḟ]indruine, LU 1106 ( ACC 115 ). claideb corthaire do fíndruine, LU 4520 . delg nduillech d'findruine, TBC-I¹ 3171 . delgi duillecha do ḟindruiniu, TBC-LL¹ 4359 . findruine díre in cheneuilsin ina n-eneclann , LL 312b32 (in the corresp. passage LL 383b28 , Rawl. 119b36 have bān-(h)uma). a chois-ēidedh do chaol-fhinnruine, ML² 1474 .

As npr. f. Acall. 5551 .

Cf. finn-uma, s.v. 1 finn, Compds.

1 grés

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n m., u.

I handicraft, workmanship, ornamentation, artistic work : gréss i n-óentig fri muintir, Triads 70 . ferr grés soos, LL 345c51 . columhain marmair ... cu saine gacha gresa fair, ZCP i 254.24 . Cairnech ... scribnid Ciarain, is iside roscríb in scribenn amra ... cona hilgressaib `with its many illuminations (?),' Fél.² lxii 5 . glantar do tech gressa lat `let your workshop be cleaned by you,' Ériu v 72.18 . Of the work of building a tower : iar scur in gréssa (: béssa) glanúair, Metr. Dinds. iii 412.26 . togbhus an eaglas go ndealbhadhaibh iongantachaibh ┐ go ngresaibh bregha `with wondrous carvings and brave ornaments,' BNnÉ 188.36 . seacht mbliadna tra robatar na descipuil forsin cuairt ┐ teora bliadna doib ic taispenad a ngresa i fus displaying their accomplishment at home, Auraic. 239 . indeoin in Daghdha ba druin | do grés Grinne, Celt. Rev. x 345.z . iomdha gréas na ghlas cherdcha ar an gcrannghail gcoinnealta, Ériu v 62.1 . a greis (leg. grés) gan locht ar a lār ornament without a flaw on its surface, Ériu ii 164.3 .

II needlework, embroidery, female accomplishments : fuath in gresa the pattern of the needlework, Laws i 152.24 . mad ingena nos-berat, non-alad fri druine ┐ gresa, ZCP i 422.1 . ni raibe bíad aile isin tigh acht ina fagadh-si ar a grés, RC xxvii 292 § 53 . ba halaind an ingin sin, eter cruth ┐ chéill ┐ gais ┐ gres ┐ genus, Ériu iii 168 § 25 . asaid in ingen iarsin eter ghenus ┐ grēs ┐ lēigenn, ACL iii 308 vi 9 . go niomad gach nuile ghrés ar thaobhuibh an thaorchotúin (= tsaorch.), Rel. Celt. ii 260.39 . is ré n-a linn fos do cuireadh gréasa is corthaire ... ar bhrataibh ar dtús i nÉirinn embroideries and fringes, Keat. ii 1915 . clūimh arna grés le gallmhnaoi, L. Cl. A. B. 98.128 . is meadhrach bíd maighdeana ag gréas a mbrat embroidering their cloaks, Ó Bruad. ii 206.1 .

III poetical composition, a work of art, a poem : ní gres luighthi co luathbras `no epithalamium rashly or perfunctorily made' (O'Gr.), Acall. 818 . do mheas mé ar mhalairt cceirde | seachna na ngréas ngaoidheilge, KMMisc. 242 § 3 . is a fidnemedaib fognitis filid a ngressa, O'Mulc. 830 . ní rob gerr mo grés glé-maith, Metr. Dinds. iii 346.102 . gréas do rithlearg composition of rhetoric, Content. xii 5 . ra ghreas laoidhe ar ar luigh san `in the poem on which he worked,' ib. xxii 13 . dealbhfad do Chormac mo chēidghrēs droighnighe, L. Cl. A. B. 146.1 . grés oirrdheirc do bhegan rann | do dhealbh misi, Rel. Celt. ii 289.16 . ná tug geall dod ghréaslaoidheadh, Content. xii 6 . luach mo ghréas im láimh, Hackett xix 16.

IV work, doings : i ciniudh imdergtha gach duine allos a[r] ngresa, RC xiv 54.2 . ro taisben doib a gres o ro scarsat, Laws i 22.2 . teora bliadna doib ic taispenad a ngresa `three years in displaying their studies,' Auraic. 239 = 2554 .