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caithir

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Forms: caithre, -rech, cathair, -er, caithir

n f., g s. caithre, -rech. Also cathair, -er. For g s. caithir, see Eachtra Uill. 4012 below. hair (except that of the head), body-hair: findfad . . . no c.¤, no fesoc , Laws iii 354.8 Comm. caidi deithbir . . . itir c.¤, ┐ i bail ita lomrad (sic leg.), Laws iii 354.1 = in baile ata, O'D. 1964 ( Eg. 90.8 1a ). ulcha deghgablanach . . . co corrán a chaithrech, Acall. 3642 v.l. hua chind a chaithre co clár a hochta, ZCP iii 3.16 v.l. tuidecht ar ceand in gillai cen ulcha cen caither `the unripe beardless youth', Ériu i 116 § 5 . lomortar a caither frithrosc, Harl. 5280, 67 cited Meyer Contribb. s.v. cather. i cathair a ruisc `lashes', Laws iii 354.7 Comm. caoin a ch.¤ ┐ a chaoimhfhionnfaidh (of wolf's fur), Eachtra Uill. 4012 .

In legal phrases in metonomy adult : screpul cach ṡróna; uṅga gach cathri (`seat'), RC xiv 430 § 56 ( cacha cathri, LL 13005 ) = cacha caithre, 434 § 56 . screapal gacha caithreach, SG 87.33 . sgreball caethrech edir mnai ┐ fir, Hy Maine 80.6 (`ovine', n. ib.). See under caithrech.

fésóc

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Forms: fesog, fésóga, fesóige

n ā, f. (dim. of 2 fés) a beard: fesog (gl. barba), Ir. Gl. 47 . f.¤ grennach, findfad liath, Thr. Ir. Gl. 11 s.v. crontṡaile. [a] fesoc no a n-ulca na fear, Laws iii 354.8 Comm. an uair tuc lam tar a agaid ni ḟuair finda n-ulchan na fésóige fuirre, Anecd. i 76.19 . moethmaccoemh ōg gan ulchain gan ḟésoig, TBC-LL¹ 2264 . do bhí féasóg ar bhfás air (humorously, of bad butter) TD 37.2 . grúag mo chinn ┐ mféusóige, Ezra ix 3 . pl. fésóga, 2 Samuel x 5 . Longgabarbi asa tuicther lucht na fesoc bfoda, ZCP xiii 180.10 . Cf. creach na fésoicce la Tighernán Ua Ruairc, AFM ii 1040.21 . Cf. n.l. Leaca·na fesóige `the name of a hillside near Bantry' ACL i 183 .

grendach

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adj (1 grend) o,ā hairy, bristly, rough : fésóc grennach findfad liath, Thr. Ir. Gl. p. 11 (sub crontṡaile). urgrándha ina harrocht ghrendach ... glend-ṡuilech, Anecd. i 77.4 . ria ṅGola ṅgér garbgrennach, SR 5784 . in sráb sen-grennach `the hoary-bristled drove of swine,' Metr. Dinds. iii 404.12 ; iv 188.40 . ingen do Ner garbh, grendach (gl. fionnfadhach), Leb. Gab.(i) i 52.7 . do-ní an bás an corp greannach nó easgcaoin, TSh. 1266 . gríobh ghreannach ghob-lom, 6623 . Of hell : áit i bhfuil gairbheagar glas-odhar ... greannach, 6664 . ? As a noun : nior dhuibhe greannach grainemhail geimridh `not darker the hideous hue of winter,' Ériu v 174.184 .

ulcha

Cite this: eDIL s.v. ulcha or dil.ie/43105
Last Revised: 2019

 

Forms: ulch, ulchain

n f. beard (see the verses entitled `geisi ulcai' RIA MSS. Ser. i 190 , YBL 196b32 , but in Laws iii 354.8 , where it is rendered ` whiskers ' it seems to have a different meaning from fésóc ): ulchai .i. cai (.i. tech) na hoili hí .i. tech, Corm. Y 1284 . ulcha .i. fésóg, O'Cl.; P. O'C. Cormac Ulḟada .i. ulchai ḟadai lais, Cóir Anm. 113 = ulcha ḟada .i. féasóg ḟada do bhí air, Keat. ii 4631 . greann .i. ulcha, Lec. Gl. 519 . n s. ulch, IGT, Decl. § 8 . asbertatár ... fri Coin Culaind dognithe a cutbiud isin dúnud úair nad baí ulcha laiss, LU 6127 ( TBC-I¹ 1640 ). ulcha degablach issí buide úrchass bha smech, TBC-LL¹ 5175 (= u.¤ degablanach ... occa, TBC-I¹ 3149 . ulcha éicsi imchass imma smech, TBC-LL¹ 5186 . Cf. 5207 . ulcha úrchas imlebur is í lethan lanmór co mbenad rí imlind ár n-ichtur, LL 237b11 ( TTr. 1528 ). ulcha degablach dondchiar fair, LL 266ay ( MU 30 ). ulcha dobrach , Corm. Y 496 . ulcha immlebur fair, PH 1490 . Cf. 1967 ; 7026 . ulcha fhota lais, 2103 . Cf. 3093 . co roibi a ulchu ┐ a folt ar lasad, Aen. 3006 . ulcha fors in mbannscáil, ┐ in ferscál cen ulchain, FDG 144 ( MR 20.10 ). ceithirn dian toich ulchai `who are entitled to a beard,' RIA MSS. Ser. i 190.5 ( YBL 196b34 ). a s. tall tra Patraicc a ulchai do Fiac, Hy. ii pref. ( Thes. ii 308 ). fil a ulcha léith im laimh, AFM i 260.10 . taisbenais in ulcha sin doib uile, TBC-LL¹ 2278 . cor chroith a ulcha ar in slog, | in garb-ḟer, Metr. Dinds. iii 464.63 ( rochroith a ulcha ┐ robean a deda, Dinds. 80 ). ni hétar forsin trénfer comrac frim cen ulchi, LU 5759 . find uile in fer sain eter ḟolt ┐ rosc ┐ ulcha, TBC-LL¹ 5348 . ni miedh ... liom moethmaccoemh og gan ulchain gan ḟésoig d'ionnsaige, 2264 . folt cen ulchai ar in ḟir-naem (i.e. St. John the Beloved), Ériu iii 194 § 6 . folt cass cen ulchai etir, 196 § 10 . ro thocuib Senchán a ulchain a n-airdi, Tromd. Guaire 994 . dorad Coroneus ... bem do' thinni for lasadh for a ulchain do Ebus, Aen. 3005 . g s. con eigius duib geisi ulchai | in cach inbaid, YBL 196b32 ( RIA MSS. Ser. i 190 ). na fir midba cethra bliadhna déc, fichtighi, trichtaighe, no cuaird uilche aos na fer midba, O'D. 1952 ( Add. 4783 f. 7d , cf. ulc(h)ach and ulchaige). amail thaidbsin ulchan druidhechta, TBC-LL¹ p. 309 n. 5 . finnfadh a chinn ┐ a ulchan, Fl. Earls 230.27 . d s. don ulchain (gl. barbae) `to the beard,' Gild. Lor. 111 . ` greann' ainm d'ulchain, Metr. Gl. 40 . tuingim ... gur fhoibres do gabail ar [h']ulcain ┐ fhiacla do crothadh a t'ucht,' ZCP vi 93.32 . fa hulchain an imbertaigh | go hurdail an echmarcaigh, IGT, Decl. ex. 295 . is fer gan fhios im ulchainse, SG 249x . insan ulchai , YBL 196b47 ( RIA MSS. Ser. i 192 ). n p. co ro asat a n-ulchada, Rawl. 79a20 . ulchadha liatha leó, Cóir Anm. 245 . g p. adbal ead a n-ulcan-sum `great is the length of their beards,' MR 184z . Of wattles (?) on a bird: a ulcha gaillín detbudánaig cúarlúpánaig, EIS 148 § 4 .

Ulcha smérthain (v.l. smertha) a false beard fastened on to the face: ba hassu dó ulcha smérthain do dénam leiss, LU 6128 . ulcha smeartha .i. feasog bhreige do ghabhail fair, TBC-LL¹ p. 309 note 4 . do cuir ieramh Cúculainn ulcha smertha fair, TBC-LL¹ 2277 (bogni Cc. ulcha smearthain fair, v.l.). commail uilchi smerthain dam-sa latt, LU 5757 .

In phr.: for ul treith .i. ulchi fri ulchi frisin rig, Rawl. 109b24 ( RC xxvi 29 n. 1 ).

Metaph.: oglaech bís a n-ulcha náim `a layman that is ever `in a saint's beard' (i.e. `that defies, obstructs, annoys him'), O'Gr. Cat. 329.27 . tar ulcha Fleisge finne | tar colbha na Cochruinne `over the brink (?),' Duan. F. i 28z (= co hinber Flesci finni, LL 206b39 , RC vii 294 ).

Cf. brén-ulcha s.v. brén: buide bren-ulcha buíc, BB 296a5 . cass-ulcha: cas-ulcha ... fair, BB 14b6 . is amlaid rogenair co trilis fot da lám fair ┐ co cass-ulcha, LL 319b7 . leth-ulcha: rober[r]tha a leth-u[l]chi, SR 6720 (dimidiam partem barbae 2 Reg. x 4 ).

In n. pr.: Ulchu Derg Hua Caillaidhe, ..., CS 106.13 = Ulcha derg O Caellaighe, Tig. ( RC xvii 206 ).