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bíail, biáil

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Forms: biáil, biail, bíail, bieil, biel, bela, béla, bela, bealaib

n i, m., later also f. (see LU 9031 , Tur. 131 cited below); Pedersen Vgl. Gr. i 311 , ii 54 , GOI § 106 , § 302 (fem.). n s. biáil, Sg. 46b6 , biail, 67a6 , Tur. 131 , bíail, LU 9015. bieil, LL 13608 ( Irish Texts i 34 § 6 ). biel, Ériu i 44.3 . g s. in bela , Ml. 112b12 . béla, LL 13582 ( Irish Texts i 33 § 2 ). a pl. bela, O'Mulc. 809. d pl. bealaib, Aisl. Tond. 101 § 2.

Axe, hatchet; battle-axe: gl. securis, Sg. 46b6 , 67a6 , biáil .i. bithail .i. bí fæbar , Thr. Ir. Gl. 7. im biaill .i. bis ina ail ina aititin; no aill ni isin bith, no bith hail le ni na hail .i. in tuath conadh, Laws i 124.14 , 138. z Comm. docer in biail dia samthig, Tur. 131. Of working implements: fidba[e], biáil, gaí gona cethra[e], Críth G. 180. ogam tirda . . . .i. biail, loman, fidba, strathar, Auraic. 5725. nech immaber biail i n-domnach . . . dílsi a bela (belu, beeola, v.ll.), Ériu ii 206 § 27. doḟoíd . . . a gilla . . . co Ecet Salach (i.e. a smith) do chor béla i tenid, LL 13582 ( Irish Texts i 33 § 2 ). co laignib ┐ bacaib ┐ belaib, Dinds. 20.4 . cia buailter do bielaib ┐ ordaib, Ériu ii 114 § 44. cárna samaisci do indarggain fo thál ┐ béuil (biail, v.l.), Fraech 227 . i fomailt do bela, do fidbai `for wearing down thy hatchet', Laws i 166.25 . sair ┐ thuithait ┐ cach aes tail ┐ beili, gad ima beli, ii 118.25 Comm. biail imfaebur, for lar rig treibi, iii 272.23 .i. slan don mogaid ma beir ime faebur ac a beil, 25 Comm. = bíail .i. tuagh . . . .i. is [s]lán don mogha faobur a biaile d'imirt ar lar tighi in righ, O'Dav. 313. tairnid . . . in mbial fora munél ┐ a cul rempi, LU 9031 ( FB 78 ). iar cor dó brechta hi fáebur in bélae, 9027 note ( FB 77 ). ider díul an biala, RC xiii 30.9 . beim do biail, 10. fuaim biaili ic brudh bidbadh, CCath. 6077. ro ghabhadar do beimennaib borbnertmara . . . fair do biailibh bellethna `broad-bladed axes', Stair Erc. 2188. rongabh biail mbithgéir ina laimh, AFM iii 178.18 . eatham frichnama, Laws iv 276.5 .i. tir in bela som `axe-land', 15 Comm. In n.loc.: ó Thulaig Béla buide (: ména), Metr. Dinds. iv 226.15 .

deimes

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Forms: deimhes, demess, demess, demis

n o, m. (see Pedersen Vgl. Gr. i 162 , ii 34 ) deimhes m., IGT Decl. § 53 . f., § 54 . pair of shears or scissors: demes .i. mess déde and, uair it dá scín lais. mess .i. fæbar , Corm. Y 438 . demess gl. biceps, Sg. 113b4 . d.¤ dirruisc dia mberrtha, SG 411.12 , 248.43 . deimos rígh Albain, Duan. F. i 22 . dorat [Pátraic] deimess imma folt P. tonsured him, Trip.² 1157 . demess, RC xx 284 . rochuindig . . . altain ┐ demeas ┐ cír, Todd Nenn. 90.6 = in dimeas, 9 . g s. in phrase máel demis a tonsured (bald) crown (?): mæl demis chírdub for cechtar de, LL 252b16 (= mæl dub demsidi, LU 8519 ). láech and . . . suas máeldub demis fair, LU 9264 . corbo suas mael dub d.¤ chas chírdub ba forcsi fair, FB § 27 . lān bēl in demes (sic) tarsna ind aisle the full width of the open shears (? used as a measure), Laws i 132 . na básaire . . . co corránaibh ┐ demsibh . . . fri gearradh, Aisl. Tond. ix 2 .

fábar

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n (fábhar) (< Engl. faver, Risk 592 ): mar fhábhar spesialta, Mac Aingil 17.17 . fabhor, 390.13 . ar ngabhail arís at fabhor ┐ at fiorghrásaibh, Carswell 184 . bhí fabhar an Rígh leis an tseirbhíseach mhaith, Proverbs 14.35 .

See also 2 fogar.

2 fogar

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Forms: fabhar, foghar

n (foghar) = fabhar, see fábar , favour; indulgence: foghar, P. O'C. is cora fogur don cintach ná don agarthoir (= reo magis favendum est) O'D. 898 ( H 3.17 c. 803 ). na bhreithemh chruadálach gan ḟoghar do neoch, acht do réir mar dho thuilleadar a ghníomhartha dhó, Ó Héodhusa 66 . maille re foghor agas lé beannachtuin do mhórdhachta, Desid. 99 . méad an fhoghair bhíos aige dona subháilchibh ┐ an mhíofhoghair dona dubháilchibh, 4728 . as dóibh ... thaisbéanus Dia grása ┐ foghar, 6810 . Cf. gach áen ... go ro benadh a bhaile ... dhe ... go ffuiccheadh aisecc ina indligedh foghar ┐ eistecht don chur sin, AFM vi 2110.13 (sic MS). síona a foghair ar bfuaradh the winds of its favor turned cold (?) Gleanings from Irish manuscripts 29 .

4 mes(s)

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n a knife or blade? demes .i. mess dede and, uair it dá scín lais. Mess .i. fæbar unde dicitur Messgegra, Corm. Y 438. cia meas (.i. faebar) is āithe nā glam?, H 3.18 p. 627 ( O'Curry 1378 ) (= 1 mes(s) `judgement?). For demess `shears', see Pedersen Vgl. Gr. i 162 § 99 , ii 34 ; the gloss in both exx. is perhaps a false inference. Hence O'Cl. : meas .i. deimheas; .i. faobhar; .i. arm.