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curchas

Cite this: eDIL s.v. curchas or dil.ie/13993

 

Forms: curchais

n ā, f. Also curc-, curg- and with n s. curchais. reed, wisp; clump of reeds : c.¤ gl. arundo, Sg. 52b4 . curcais .i. folt. slabhradh airgid go gcurcaisibh .i. go foltaibh, O'Cl. curcais .i. boigshimhín, ibid. do breth churchais ina laimh `a reed was put in his hand' (of Christ), Blathm. 53 . curchasa Ātha Alma, Otia i 125 § 16 . ? fiacla cirí cleth icurghais, IT iii 101.5 . do na curcaisib móra bátar immón sruth, Alex. 670 . curcais ard immbe, 654 = curcasacha mora, ZCP xxx 128.31 . tri fichit traigh fat cacha cu[r]caisi dib, 33 .i. boigsibhni (sic leg.), n. Freq. in comparisons: amal bís curcas fri sruth i.e. flaccid, helpless, LU 8582 ( FB 44 ). nírba churches (sic) fri sruthair `a sedge against a stream', Ériu i 194.4 . ro ansatt ina curcais comaird i cnes an curadh (of spears) = densamque ferens in pectore siluam, CCath. 3627 . b'ionsamhail cleithi tre churcais, MR 272.13 . feib bith bundsacha tria curcais (a shower of spears), BB 437b30 . amail bīd cuillesga tria c[h]urc[h]ais, ML² 1249 .

As n. pr. Curchass ic Tig Curchaissi, LL 353b24 .