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cnocc

Cite this: eDIL s.v. cnocc or dil.ie/9767
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Forms: cnoc

o, m. cnoc m., IGT Decl. § 67 .

n (a) lump, protuberance : cnoc de imbim `a lump of butter', Mon. Tall. 52 (147.9) . Med. swelling, lump, ulcer : c.¤ gl. ulcus, Sg. 23b1 . c.¤ gl. gibber, 22a7 ( Études Celt. xi 116 - 7 ). PCr. 11a2 . chnuc no iduu (leg. idna) gl. dolorem, Thes. ii 236.21 . dourgbad . . . cnoc . . . lān do lindchrú ┐ gur, Corm. Y 975 (s.v. nesscoit). cnoc `lump', Bretha 24 . ar na beth fo chlith in col / dobert c.¤ for a heton (of Cain), SR 2000 . co nderna in chloch luicc ┐ cnuic ina chiunn `hollows and lumps', Cóir Anm. 273 . no fásadís cnuic nemi for a aigid (satirized person) `poisonous ulcers', RC xx 421.14 . cnuicc do máidm tria n-a chorp amal cnocaib, PH 374 . do thúrnam ch.¤ in chinn `for the reducing of wens', O'Gr. Cat. 180.5 . cnuic, ┐ treaghait in Ard Macha, AFM ii 764.11 = c.¤ ┐ treagait `boils and colic', CS 246.y perh. button scurvy, Ir. Hist. Stud. vi 185 . milliuda, cnuicc, crithcha (in list of diseases of cattle), RC xxvi 46 § 233 . cnuic braighid ┐ nescoidi `neck boils', Rosa Angl. 172.15 . O'Gr. Cat. 196.28 . c.¤ braighead gl. ascínancia `quinsy', ACL i 337.135 .

(b) hill, mound : cuilmen .i. cnoc, O'Mulc. 585 . crúach, cnoc, carn, Eg. Gl. 161 . i ndindgnaib ┐ i cnocaib, LU 2062 ( FA 14 ). cnuicc ┐ céti ┐ tulcha, TBC-LL² 1054 . biaidh Ealcmair i cnuc sidha in brogha, ZCP v 524.3 . ad chaomhthach ar chnoc (of Christ on Calvary), DDána 3.31 . cnuic for allmharchaibh ána (of graves), TSh. 5770 . na gcnocaibh . . . cubharanfadhacha craois (of passions), 2075 . spré chnuic, Keat. Poems 328 . don da chnoc teineadh volcanoes, Ir. Astr. Tr. 4.5 . tuir ┐ cnuic debhtha `fighting-mounds', CCath. 1748 . for . . . dvmaib ┐ chnoccaib togla an denna, TTr.² 1864 . Of assembly mound: baí ic tabairt comarli dar cnoccaib inn óenaig, LU 2852 . in cnoc ro buí / alaind ben Eithne in gubai, 3773 ( SCC 34 ). a ch.¤ coinde . . . na n-uli nuallach (body to soul), PH 8273 .

In nn. loc. see. Hog. Onom.

Compds. With nouns: gebid . . . cnocc allsi for muneol, LL 35718 ( SG 416.7 ). da uingi isin cnocbeim blow that raises a lump, O'Curry 280 ( H 3.18, 151 ); 'a blow that inflicts bruising, swelling and loss of skin' Ériu lii 125 . tar colbaduib . . . na cnoc-bōchna, ML² 688 . cnocchoillte comhaimhréidhe, AFM v 1688.11 . isin cnoccdindgna fil for ur in trága, LL 31840 (TTr.). for cnocdruimnibh comardaib `ridges', CCath. 4846 . cnoccimesorgain `mayhem (which raises) a lump', Bretha 24 . dar cnocfoitibh corrac[h]a bulging sods, CCath. 4103 . ba tonda batar ína cnocshlebtib, Aen. 243 . cnoc-thonna crithreacha, TSh. 6630 . isin chnocthulaigh `mountain knoll', Aen. 608 . With adjj.: le fán do chnuicfhinn chosgraigh, O'R. Poems 2648 `the slope of your fair mountain-land(?)', Notes. cenn cnuicremhar críonḟoltach, Ériu v 182.348 .

cuilmen

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Forms: cúilmeana

n o (Lat. culmen, Ó Máille, Ériu ix 74 ) name given to the Origines or Etymologiae of Isidorus: Essodir .i. in chulmin, Fél.² xxxi , cf. isidorus etymologiarum, ibid. trí hamrai la Táin Bó Cúailnge .i. in c.¤ dara héisi i nÉrinn that the c. was brought into Ireland in exchange for it, Triads 62 . do foglaim na Tāna rucc in sái rōmānach á hArdmacha dar cend in cuilmin, ACL iii 5.31 . genelaighi Gréc amal adbert Essuidhir ┐ c.¤ , BB 4a20 (leg. in C.¤ , Ó Máille, loc. cit.). ón leabhar as mó dá ngoirthear cuilmean gus in leabhar as lúgha da ngoirthear deich bréithir, MS. Mat. 495.4 . c.¤ .i. leabur, ut est, berta in sui sair dar eis in chuilmein , H 3.18, 603a13 .

Of other books: promha pind o Ferghal . . . for in cuilmend oll, LB 60 marg. inf. Cf. colamna fearb .i. cuilmenna fearb .i. croicne bó. Cuilmenn .i. lebar, MS. Mat. 504.27 . Hence appar. cúilmeana ` hides, skins ', O'R.

In literal meaning (if used as Irish word): c.¤ (.i. cnoc), O'Mulc. 585 .

forg(g)u, forgo

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Forms: forgo

n (for etym. see Binchy, Temple Univ. Jn. Celt. Stud. i p. 148 and Études Celt. xi 468-69 ) choice; gen. in concrete sense the pick, the best , folld. by part. gen. and, unlike forglu, referring to one individual. f.¤ ... .i. cuilmen (= culmen `apex'), O'Mulc. 585 . Cathair Már ba f.¤ delb, LL 50a5 ( Hail Brigit § 17 ). f.¤ fear Fergus, TBC-I¹ 3607 . forgo set (.i. in set is fir-toghaide), Laws v 436.24 (quoted by O'Cl. with gl. .i. rogh séd). forgu do rathuib daim (.i. is daor cach fer oc na biat ...), H 3.17, c. 416 ( O'D. 513 ). forggu dine `choicest of a herd' Laws iv 308.3 ( Críth G. 138 : `the pick of the yearling beasts ?'). forga sciath, Anecd. ii 58 . forggu maithe, ZCP xiii 378.1 . Cf. forcu Dechtere (= D.'s darling? of Cú Chualainn) LL 122b47 . pl. na tri forgo tuaithe for righ tuaithe, O'D. 34 (< H 3.17, c. 32 ).

Cf. coronerail [i.e. Moses] bar forgo dia degaltrom, Rawl. 43b44 (mispr. ba f.¤ , SR 3708 ) = non irailenn for deagdaeinib dia altrum, Uí Maine 128ra x .

Cf. foircimem (see Binchy, l.c. Jn. Celt. Stud. p.149 ) and forga.