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? 2 ais

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n see Vendr. Lex.: a.¤ .i. abann, ut dixit in file: Mac Conaing cosnamh fris / ni a.¤ tenid na midhnais / cene snigess snechta finn / fidba for lind latha lais, O'Mulc. 110 (= H 3.18, 75a18 ). See ad-ais.

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 .

cnáim

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Forms: cnáimh, cnámh, chnámh

n i, m. cnáimh m., IGT Decl. § 41 . a s. cnámh, TSh. 6193 . d s. chnámh, Butler Poems 1478 . bone : intí dothuit foir con-boing a chnámi, Wb. 4d15 . ind feúil forsnaib cnamaib gl. ossa, Ml. 22d7 . ní ticed scís mo chnamai, 41d9 . ho aisndis inna cnamae, 44d3 . armu chnamaib, 58a11 . o ch.¤ gl. ex osse, Sg. 106a4 . seisid ... isin nerball go cnaim, Laws iii 370.9 . fubta[d] ... dia cuimgither cnamu, v 138.14 .i. brisiud cnam tic de, 23 Comm. dognid comrac do ... do cendaib a cnama (of díchetal di chennaib), i 44.4 Comm. im com[r]orguin cnama, 202.1 .i. ac tabairt a smera eisib do upthaib, 31 Comm, ? ni fuillend cond cnaima (sic), 102.24 . da chnaim gortai ┐ cethri cóidh . . . aiss (meaning uncertain), O'Curry 880 ( H 3.18, 394b ). cuímm ch.¤ see 1 coim. conna deochaid cnaim de friaraile hi talam (of diseased person), LU 9642 . srengais in n-ól don ḟídba chnáma jawbone, 6458 (TBC). a c[h]naim senbuide (St. Patrick to his tooth), Trip.² 1625 . adnaid in ben aithni fria chnāmaib recognised him by his figure (of long-lost husband), ZCP xiv 156.11 . dobeired a māthair criaid fo chnāmai (of Colla Fochrí), ZCP viii 319.33 . snám, léim ... / ... cluiche cnáma (in list of games), ZCP iv 468 § 9 . cnáimh gan smúais, IGT Decl. ex. 1076 . fithcheall ... do chnámh (: dán) (of bone as material), Butler Poems 1478 . daonnacht Mic Dé bhí / is cnáimh dár gcnáimh, PBocht 2.2 . cnámha an scéilsi skeleton of this story, Flower Cat. 353.19 . ro raith fothúaid a nnirt a cnám as fast as his legs could carry him, LL 22021 . adacht F. tren foa chnāmæ sech F. (do.), Corm. Y 1084 . in c.¤ i m-bel na con (prov.), MR 40.20 .

Hence body : ar cnaimh / do lecciud ind úir, Ériu xix 10 § 3 . aisiuc in cnamha, ... ┐ as é cnam atbeir sund rí báiter for srothuib, Laws i 204. 21 Comm.

With follg. gen.: cnāim bratāin, Corp. Gen. 121.40 . c.¤ cocaidh bone of contention, Ann. Conn. 1315.8 . an saorbhrugh ... / 'na chnámh spairnne aca, Keat. Poems 1572 . 'n-a cnáimh choingleaca, Keat. ii 1210 . gabhthar geall ag [na] mnáibh muile / re cnáimh coire, DDána 111.25 . no falaigead cnaime cuile / caine caíde, IT iii 78.4 . cnaim craidhi in fiadha `bone of stag's heart', Rosa Angl. 100.15 . do chámaib elefinnte ... dorónta na doirsí of ivory, Alex. 591 . ibar .i. ab ebore .i. ō cnaím elefante, O'Mulc. 700 . cnaim imoire ivory, Rosa Angl. 286.7 . cen ch.¤ lessi . . . do brisiud thigh-bone, LU 6530 (TBC). cnaim mullaich `top-bone', Auraic. 1825 . c.¤ smeara marrow-bone, MR 70.2 .

In compds. not always readily distinguishable from cnám q.v. With nouns: ata[t] .uii. cnamcoma(i)gh as sruithiu `fractures', Bretha 2B . cnamhcomach arna curadaib, Caithr. CC 74 . dubchrecha ┐ chnáimchrói, Cáin Ad. 46 (for -chnaí?). pisoca isin lepuidh .i. cnam cosait, Laws i 180.24 Comm. a cnaimeruic body- éric, L. Chl. S. 25 . pípai, fidli ... / cnámḟir ┐ cuslennaig `bone-players', Metr. Dinds. iii 20.258 . fosceird in cnamfros sin inde ... [unde] Cnamros dicitur , Dinds. 31 ( RC xv 333.16 ). dom chognam ┐ dom chnaimhgearradh, Ériu v 80.18 . béim ... crūadh cnáimletartha, Fianaig. 96.12 . an Fraoch ... / isan charn 'na chnámhluighe, Celtica ii 157 § 4 . cnamrébaidh, CCath. 2108 v.l. (-brétaigh, text). cnaimhrédheadh ... do dhénamh dia chnamhaibh la cúl tuaighe, AFM v 1818.13 (cf. cnáimredach?). in mac ... / bái 'n-a charnail chnám-rossa ... `was made like a heap of scattered bones', Metr. Dinds. iii 128.16 (see Dinds. above). spadumus, ┐ cnaimspetan bone-spavin (?), Celtica ii 38.94 . labrum anois don cnaimspedac (cnamspedan, v.l.), Celtica xvii 115 § 2 . ceol is cnámhthoirt `joints of meat', Ó Bruad. ii 82.12 . With adjj.: a dtrí muinéil chnámhaltacha, SG 307.2 . corp cnámharrdhachta, Párl. na mB. 37 . gomba cnámhathchumtha a ccuraidh, Hugh Roe² 336.8 . mac ... / cnáimfhéil meic cnó-messa (comic n. pr.), MacCongl. 34.5 . a[c] cruinniugudh ... na curp cnámgerrtha, ZCP vi 57.5 . cosa ... cnámh-loma, ML 120.10 . ima chorp cnáimhremhar curata, Ériu v 174.199 . ina chotchoibh cnamhroinnte, AFM v 1776.3 . With vb.: an lámh chédna do chnáim[h]theasg (of hand of Fráech), Celtica ii 171 § 56 .

1 corr

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adj I o, ā. On meanings cf. Loth, RC xxxiv 148 f. , TD ii 188 - 9 . ` tapering, cuspidated, peaked, pointed, jutting out or up, swelling ', Measgra D. 245 . Used of a wide variety of objects, incl. geographical features, places, buildings, weapons, human beings, animals, parts of the body, instruments, vessels, trees. Often somewhat vaguely applied: im Crúachain cuirr, LU 2847 . caidi ced-ainm in chairn chuirr?, Metr. Dinds. iii 356.7 . ón chrích chuirr, Bard. P. 5 . 16 . cathair ch.¤ , IT iii 23.2 . teagh c.¤ colam, IGT Decl. ex. 1343 . .u. claidhim corra catha, BB 273a35 . ar crandaibh camaibh corraibh, IT iii 86 § 91 . mac B. . . . gléchuirr `bright-eminent', Metr. Dinds. iii 272.26 . mac in chleirigh cuirr, AU ii 180.4 `stooped? hump-backed?' Plummer MS notes. fir chorra (of chessmen), Miscell. Celt. Soc. 160.7 . corrmhil c.¤ , IT iii 81 § 59 . a ccomtach a dha ccioch cc.¤ , Ériu iv 55.17 . na ruisg corra chriostalta, Dánta Gr. 13.11 (cf. cuirre). méra corra, IGT Decl. ex. 131 . dá pheinn . . . chuirr, ex. 1101 . pistal cuínge cuírre, IT iii 101 § 181 . fion . . . a cuachuibh corra, Rel. Celt. ii 208.26 . dī chūarán corra, MacCongl. 9.22 . cnóe corra, LL 27688 ( Dinds. 160 ). mínréidh na ród gc.¤ uile, A. Ó Dálaigh liv 2 . leathan thīs ┐ c.¤ t[h]uas (of a drop of milk), B. Fermoy 219b30 cited Duan. F. iii 246 . bainid teas . . . a cnapain corra dib `knobby' (hail- stones), Ir. Astr. Tr. 152.1 .

In more abstract senses: teacht ar druim cuain nó calaidh / ar uair gcuirr níor chleachtabhair, LBranach 6397 perh . `at an untimely hour', Gloss. ? do thréigios geallta corra / ní ghébhainn geall . . . / . . . acht do mholadh, 3406 . caince c.¤ / doní tonn . . . T., Acall. 861 `strange music', Murphy Lyrics 49.10 . laithe corra, TD 18.5 `unsettled', Notes (short?). diebus imparibus . . . .i. is na laithibh corra on odd days, 23 K 42, 57.14 (see subst. use below).

Equat. cuirrither hog luin a di ṡúil, Corm. 36.27 = cuirrit[h]ir, Corm. Y 1059 (91.17) . Compar. cuirre iná c.¤ aurócbála a dhá grúad, Corm. 36.29 . an bhruidhean nach cuirre cnoc, DDána 119.32 . na chíche nach curra an tugh, Rel. Celt. ii 232.10 .

II As subst. ā, [f.] (later somet. o) projecting part, end, corner, peak etc.: barr, críoch, c.¤ , Eg. Gl. 65 . c.¤, adharc, rinn etc., 119 . Used of a wide variety of objects (cf. adj. use supra): co cuirr Chruachain, BS 120.12 . fa cuirr cairrgi, ACL iii 235.20 . san gc.¤ choir(?), apse(?) (of a church), Eochairsg. 113.9 . corra an domhain = ends , Isaiah xli 5 . don chuirr bragat gl. ceruici, Gild. Lor. 133 . do benastar na goithne . . . i c.¤ bragatt na flatha ` nape ', Ann. Conn. 1405.15 . corra braghad `bend of the neck', O'Gr. Cat. 269.13 . re doighteach na naronn ┐ na gc.¤ mbraghad, 23 K 42, 156.6 . saothar mór ar na corraibh braghad, 165.7 (exact sense in pl. not clear). co tuargaib cend ass i coirr a chride (a knife), Fing. R. 328 . gé ro sgoilt cuirr chroidhe, Dán Dé xx 29 . ar chuir mo ghlūin on my knee, KMMisc. 358.23 = chuirr, Gadelica 294.z . corra a n-uillend the points of their elbows, BB 393a12 . ō ch.¤ na huillen go barr an meo[ir] medhoin, O'Mulc. 112 note . cona bachaill . . . cacha bainde . . . noscēed tar a cuirr crook (?), MacCongl. 91.2 . corra in c[h]oicat bachall, Ériu v 28.14 . i corraib bachall `points of croziers', RC xxvi 40.216 (.i. i n-aes graid ┐ i clerchu archena, note). in ferand risin abair c.¤ bachalla (n. loc.?), LB 258 marg. inf. tri mer dua (leg. dia) churr. Mer dia frithchurr. . . lethordlach [leithit a cuil] ar medon trian oca chuirr (a billhook, fidba), O'Curry 883 ( H 3.18, 395a ). a ch.¤ liathroití lubain, IT iii 69 § 12 (2 c.?). c.¤ . . . lamchrann . . . breasdach . . . caomchom (parts of harp), Manners and Customs iii 258 note (refers to violin-type instr., c. the end held against the shoulder, Plummer MS. notes) ` cross tree, or harmonic curve ', Gloss. sccriobhus iad sin a ccuir chruiti, Ériu iv 60 § 49 . Cf. carr. a prora .i. . . . on chuirr thussig prow , Gild. Lor. 49 . in ch.¤ thuisech din churuch sin ┐ . . . in ch.¤ aile the prow, the stern, RC xiv 402 § 9 . leím duine a cuirr a choiti, IGT Decl. ex. 551 . ac cumtach cír im chorraib na luṅgi, LL 30952 (TTr.). ro suigh a cathair cumdachta for curr na halttora, Grail 3397 . ag cuirr dheis na haltóra . . .an churr dheas, Eochairsg. 36.38 (cf. cornu altaris, Du Cange s. cornu ). ar chorruibh bhur naltórach = horns , Jeremiah xvii 1 . c.¤ comdala for dechnaid cumaisc (a metre), IT iii 77 § 43 . ar chuirr sheaghla sheing Sh. hem (?), DDána 99.13 . ? c.¤ laegbili (.i. Oengus) cétáin, ZCP xii 237 § 60 . uaclerigh carbat crin cuirre, IT iii 101 § 181 . is daleic a chuirr fair inna carpat .i. eir for in aile, O'Mulc. 763 . ? i gcórr shliabh (printed as compd.) `mountain pease', Ó Bruad. iii 134.6 .

In phr. céd traiged i tigh C. / ón chuirr go roich a chéle from end to end, Acall. 804 . o chuirr go cuirr, Luc. Fid. 5230 . ón ccorr go chéile, Ezra ix 11 . ón gceann gcurradh go chéile, Trompa na bhF. 204 = de fonds en comble, Gloss.

Note also: c.¤ mór is deich míle much more than, ZCP iii 621 .

In n. loc. Ross dá C.¤ , Metr. Dinds. iii 306.34 . C.¤ Crúadglórach, 40 . co fán Chorra Eidnige, 128.20 (see Notes). hic corraib Edhnecha, BB 367b26 .

See 2 and 3 c.

Compds. With nouns pointed, peaked, sharp etc.: corr-chathbarr, CCath. 4694 . corr-crechda .i. ainm do cnoc bis a n-étan na n-amatán, O'Dav. 518 (a lump or brand (?) on the forehead of a drúth, identifying him as such, CMCS lxvii 55-71 . See crechda). do cheppaib ┐ do chorrḟótaib . . . talman `round sods', RC xiv 416 § 32 . a chliath chorrga, IT iii 88 § 105 ( Bruchst. 17 § 33 ). na corrgabla siúil ┐ na loṅga luchtfethna, LL 22799 (`bent spars of a sail', CRR 11 ). ? corrgubhul .i. craicann gabair, [ut est] broc choel do chorrgubul gabais etc., O'Dav. 366 . ina corrthair chlaidem ┐ chorr-shleag, MR 214. 23 . tre corrsmál teinedh, Ériu v 104.22 .

With corr- in secondary senses: ? in chorrabhall, Acall. 4530 = SG 186.30 dwarf or crab-apple tree = We. corrafallen, KZ xxxviii 462 , ZCP iv 104 . le hecla corrméinee (sic) na sgoile ` ill-will ', O'Gr. Cat. 131.38 . corr-ecor selba `hinausgehendes Einbringen', ZCP xv 246 § 5 , with corr- in sense of odd (of numbers), 248 (see De Bhaldraithe, Éigse viii 244 ). corr-fhocla ┐ coirrlitreacha Gaoidheilge occasional words, Donlevy v 17 . ? in chorrimirchi `the odd drove', Duan. F. iii 18.42 ( Acall. 4978 ). seasca corr-mholt `smooth . . . wethers', Leb. Cert. 62.x . an tIarla do dhol corrshluagh ceandais feadhna with a small army (?), AFM v 1592.3 . C. . . . Corrbacc, IT ii1 181.191 .

With noun forming adj.: nomen do lestur chor[r]thón gl. futilis, Sg. 56b7 (see GOI 220 , Hermathena xcix 52 ).

With adjj. (in some cases dvandva-compds., in others compds. of subst. corr?): for dá n-echaib . . . corrbeca small-muzzled (?), TBC-I¹ 1973 . do chrāib charrbuidi (: glanbuidi), Bruchst. 66 § 150 = carn-, IT iii 99 § 167 . Leaburcam . . . corrchael, BB 257b25 . claidem cruaidh corr-cotut sharp and hard (?), hard-tipped (?), CCath. 5241 . corrderga (horses), LU 6910 ( BDD 51 ). an cíogh coirrgheal, A. Ó Dálaigh xliv 5 . rosc corrglas, BB 427a36 . demun doescair corrlond, IT i 190.16 ( FA 30 LB).

With adjj. derived from nouns: le céibh dtruim gcorramlaigh ` beauteous ', Magauran 922 . a slebh . . . Corrbennach, BB 23b48 . munter Ch. chorr-beraig of the pointed spears, Metr. Dinds. iii 174.82 . a chailleach, a chuirrchennach ` round-headed (?)', BS 72.13 . is sí . . . chorr-chíchech, Metr. Dinds. iv 140.z . tarclaim C. corr-deibig (sic leg.), Metr. Dinds. iv 8.12 `prominent in fight', Notes (coirrdheabhaidh wrongly expld., O'Cl. ). an barr corrgablach (of hair), Ériu iv 218.8 . teóra hingina corrlámacha Cailitín, Comp. CC 88.8 . S. inghean Chorrluirgnigh, ML 32.10 . i ndúin Caisil choirrshleaghaigh of sharp spears, DDána 74.59 .

Other compds. given as separate entries.

crannach

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Forms: cran(n)cha

n m. and f. (crann). a d s. also cran(n)cha, O'D. 2409 - 10 cited below. c.¤ f., IGT Decl. § 37 . trees, grove, wooded place : siriu cliabaigh . . ./ fo crannaigh, Ériu xiii 76 § 212 . ag dol dó 'na rúaig fán ccrannaigh, BNnÉ 138.31 . co crannaig Moighe G., Arch. Hib. i 3.8 `the wood of M.G.', n. ? on chrannaig . . . / on mona cum na habhann, Fen. 76.15 . Of array of spearshafts: tri nói cath a crannaig cáil `with his line of slender spears', Metr. Dinds. iii 266.11 . gurbo c.¤ réidh . . . mar do seóladh . . . na hairm, ML² 1721 .

Of various objects made of wood: re sraitsligidh crandcha comairdi `of equally high wooden structure', CCath. 5823 ('of log-paving of a road', Plummer MS. notes). fidba innraic . . . ordlach lethit a cuil oca c.¤ , O'Curry 883 ( H 3.18, 395a ) ` handle (?)', Plummer MS. notes. ? ro bháoi a crandach forra, ┐ an iaronn na ndheaghaigh ` plough-gear ', BNnÉ 39.14 . glac mar Dhonn ar chrannaigh cheolmhair `tuneful music-branch', Ó Bruad. iii 210.23 . Maol mín Cobha gan ch.¤ , DDána 113.13 .

Of some wooden obstacle or danger to cattle: faill imchoimheta i lleth re tonn[aig] crithaigh ┐ re cranncha (see 2 tonnach), O'D. 2409 ( Rawl. 506, 52b ). brissiudh i crancha no badudh i tonna[ig] crithaigh, 2410 ( 52c ). fo cechair .i. tondach for a huachtar .i. tonn crithech .i. crandach, Laws v 138.19 Comm. `wooded place (?)', Plummer MS. notes. ? gin biad . . . ┐ crannaig cana darí (= Dári) ┐ Moling .i. cen crand ar lias dona laegaibh, O'Curry 343 ( H 3.18, 190b ). cín . . . do crandche `of thy stake-fence', Laws iv 140.27 Comm. Cf. mar gabar . . . an mactíre ón crandaig, De Contemptu 1066 ` trap ', Gloss.

In n. loc. Clúain na Cranncha, BNnÉ 35.33 .

credbad

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vn. of credba(ig)id. act of corroding, shrinking, wearing away: trí cét cubat cen c.¤ , Eg. 1782, 55b cited Contribb. 510 . fidba .i. neim nech ro gab c.¤ , O'Mulc. 598 . credbud inda tol suppression of (carnal) desires, Celtica viii 72.120 ( ZCP iii 453.1 ). credbadh a colla, ZCP iv 468 § 12 . ? cean curp claidim credbaith, Ériu xvi 66.56 (rhet.).

1 croch

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Forms: cruich, cruche, chruichi, crucha, croch, croch-sin, croich

n ā, f. (Lat. crux) GOI §§ 74 , 925 . IGT Decl. § 39 . Arch. a s. cruich, Thes. ii 245.5 (Cambr.). g s. cruche, Wb. 8a5 . chruichi, LL 27885 . crucha, Vita Br. 33 . (: athrucha), SR 7753 . a s. croch, Ériu ii 194 § 7 (croich, croigh v.ll.). isin croch-sin , PH 2396 . Later with n s. croich.

(a) cross, the Cross : c.¤ Crist, Wb. 24a28 . rún inna cruche, 8a5 . tria chroich, 8a14 . ar chroich Crist, 20c21 . fri croich, 20d13 . hi croich, 28b4 . huas in chroich, Ml. 74d13 . ba sír do cruchi cumne `he was constant to the remembrance of the Cross', RC xx 404.z ( ACC 126 ). Macc ainm cruchi `Son of the Cross (was his) name', 408.8 ( ACC 131 ). corp crist do chombug co cloaib forsin chroich, Thes. ii 253.19 . is c.¤ do phíanad, LU 2450 . la croich A. `at the cross of A.', Fél. Aug. 16 . hi crann cruche `tree of the Cross', Thes. ii 253.17 . a ngein cruiche in so `the being destined for the cross', Ériu xvii 20 § 33 . gur briss tempoll mor Acha D. . . . ┐ gur brisseadh a c.¤ neemh (= naemh), Ann. Inisf. 1282.2 . ós cionn na croiche, John xix 19 . is í an Chroich, Donlevy 402.2 . d'eís fhéile na croiche san bhfhoghmhar `Feast of the exaltation of the Holy Cross' (Gloss.), Parrth. Anma 2731 .

The Crucifixion : pridchais . . . / croich Crist do thuataib Fene, Lib. Hymn. 101 § 40 . ó chroich Críst, Trip. 554.26 . iar forba crochi ┐ césta, PH 3662 .

Fig. cross, affliction, persecution , etc.: ticsath a chruich, Thes. ii 245.5 (Cambr.). ara mbé c.¤ sa[it]hir for cach, 255.15 . i ṅGlinn dá loch césta c.¤ `a cross was suffered', 332.1 . ro damnatar croich martra forut, YBL 327a2 . a fil do crochaib ┐ ilpianaib ind iffirn `all the crosses and many torments of hell', Ériu ii 142 § 158 . a croich an tsaegail, BCC 432.27 .

In phrases: ardi na crucha, Vita Br. 33 . dorat sígín na croiche dar a enech, RC x 185.14 . a pennait ┐ a croich na haithrighi `by penance and by the cross of repentance', xxviii 320 § 45 .

(b) gallows etc.: fri bun cruche, Mon. Tall. 127.5 . c.¤ ar ceann gach conaire, O'R. Poems 23 . a chrocha as an gcroich = au gibet (Gloss.), Trompa na bhF. 3785 . o gabail na croici from the fork of the gallows, Laws v 362.1 Comm. cethrar hi crocaib o Ulltoibh `four of the Ultonians to be hanged', CS 172.23 . srúb tinni for croich crook , Críth G. 186 . fidba ninraic . . . dorn dia chrau. Tri meoir ina c.¤ , O'Curry 883 ( H 3.18, 395a ). crocha a ceinnlitre `the curves of her capital letter (i.e. S)', Magauran 1920 .

dé-ḟaebrach

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Forms: dá-ḟaobhrach, ḟaobhar

adj o-ā (dá + faebur). Two-edged, of swords and axes. tuairgnighe na tuagh ndaingen ndefaebrach (v.l. ndegfaebrach), CCath. 5865 . tuag déáebrach (sic) na láim, TTr.² 1857 . fidba defaebrach ina láim, YBL 208 b 22 . Eg. 1782, 6 a . co claideb ṅd.¤ , PH 4138 . pl. cloidbe deḟoebracha, PH 1205 . go cclaidhmibh défaobhracha, AFM 2126. 5 f.b. — MOD. dá-ḟaobhrach, Coneys. O'R. Dinneen Macd. HSD (c.s.). There is no dáfaobhar two-edged , as Coneys supposed ( dā ḟaobhar , Psalms cxlix 6 , g du).

felmae, felmad

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Forms: félmae, felmag

n a fence: félmae (gl. saepes) Sg. 50b4 . felmae quasi fal im bae ar is fal fedae focorthar ind, O'Mulc. 511 . felma .i. fāl maith, O'Dav. 963 . cf. Laws iv 72.9 . In Laws (generally felmad) a certain kind of fence: ceithre ime docuisin : clais, cora, duirime, felmad, iv 72.5 . fidbad fri felmad (.i. frisin fal maith, frisin nochtaile) ib. 3 (10) . fidba fri felma, 70.9 Comm . felmag, 130.21 Comm .

1 fidba

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Forms: fidhba, fidba, fidbu, fidbai

n (fid + bae, be, vn. termination fr. ben— `smite', see Wortk. 23 , Pedersen Vgl. Gr. i 389 ) a bill-hook: fidhba (gl. falcastrum) Ir. Gl. 797 . sarculum .i. sidbe (leg. fidbe) .i. ferum unde uinea inciditur , Études Celt. xxii 211 § 22, 216 . f.¤ n-inraic na diuclad fid cona toimsib techta .i. dorn dia chrau. tri meoir ina croch. reisiu fod a foebuir, tri mer dua churr. mer dia frithchurr. ordlach lethit a cuil occa crandaid. lethordlach ar medon. trian oc a chuirr, O'Curry 883 (< H 3.18, 395a ). fidba cen ṡeim, Triads 172 . fidba , Críth G. 180 . d s. fidbu, 247 . aitheach ... | f.¤ isin dara lāim dō, Anecd. i 45.15 . im biaill, im fidbae, Laws i 124.15 . fidbad fri felmad, iv 72.3 . doluidh A. ┐ fidhbai 'na lāim dia marbad, Corm. Y 690 . g s. i fomailt do béla, do fidbai , Laws i 166.25 . larg a suisti ┐ larg a bela ┐ larg a fidba , iii 106.15 Comm . Name of letter f. in `Ogham tīrda', Auraic. 5725 . triasin f.¤ cnáma jaw-bone SR 5343 . triasin f.¤ chnáma .i. lecca chamaill, LB 127b7 . srengais in n-ól don ḟ.¤ chnáma draws back the cheek from the jawbone LU 6457 . TBC-LL¹ 2606 . See follg.

2 fidba

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n some kind of malefic spell or sorcery; destruction (?): fí ... .i. neim. unde fidbae .i. fithnaisi, O'Mulc. 534 . fidba .i. neim nech rogab credbad, 598 . Cf. cēne snigess snechta finn | f.¤ for lind latha lais ib. 110 (?). fiacal fidbai a tooth of venom (or destruction Ériu l 185 ) (?) in the head of Ailill Aulomm wherewith he bit Lugaid MacCon in the cheek, a presage of the latter's death, Lugaid being killed shortly after by Ferchess with an enchanted spear: rotbí fiacail fidbui `a poisonous tooth has wounded thee' Fianaig. 36.16 . donaidli fiacail fidbai, ZCP xiii 375.15 . xx 222 ( B. in Scáil § 12 ) = dianaitbi fiacail fidbi, ZCP iii 461.20 . don-airraill ... co fíacail fidba robúi ina chind ina leccoin RC xiii 464.2 . ro[t]geguin fiacail fidbúi ib. 6 . dobhoí in fiacail fidba (.i. neime) a cinn Oilella, Cóir Anm. 41 . Cf. d'fidbadaib neime, CCath. 4981 ?

Possibly identical with 1 fidba .

fidba(i)d

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Forms: fidbadh, fidhbaid, fidbuth, fiodhba, fiodhbhuidh, fighbhuidi

n ā, i, f. (fid + vn. of subst. vb., Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii 14 ) fidbadh IGT, Decl. § 12 . fidhbaid, § 13 . fidbuth, Anecd. i 69 § 167 (Im. MD). d s. fiodhba (: diomdha), PBocht p. 20 § 1 . Trees (coll.), a wood or forest: is mo diri in craind bis i n-etarbib a thire oldas in crann bis a fidbaid cidh aonfidh, O'Curry 890 (< H 3.18, 377 ). ba fidbad tunc it was a wood then Dinds. 27 ( BB 365b11 ). fidbaidae fál ` hedge of trees ' Thes. ii 290.7 . tigither fál fidbaide, Alex. 739 . ind [ḟ]idbad (: fidrad), SR 1389 . cach caill, cach fidbaig, Anecd. i 19.13 . fidbuth uase cain a bolath toradh fuirre, 69 § 167 . tir fidbaige woodland Laws iv 102.4 Comm. druim fidbaidhe ` wooded ridge ' Dinds. 43 ( BB 373a35 ). in crand is ardi isin ḟidbuid, PH 4116 . ní slicht sinnaig ... i fasaig nā fidbaid LL 264b9 ( MU² 336 ). os mincrandaib fidbaidi, TTebe 2563 . snadmait a n-eochu don fhighbaid to the trees Marco P. 113 . Mac Aedha na Fidbaidhi hUi N. `A. Ó N. of the wood' AU ii 506 . fiodhbhuidh (synon. with diothramh, 2 fásach), Kirk = Eg. Gl. 214 . pl. teora fighbhuidi nofhasat imon cathraig, Marco P. 95 . idir ḟairrge is ḟiodhbhuidhe TD 28.34 . gaeth ... ro bris taighe ┐ fíodhbhadha, AFM ii 984.21 . claide fidbad uprooting woods Metr. Dinds. iii 332.1 . Transf. of timber: adhbha chiúil d'fíodhbhadh giumhuis of fir-wood 2 Samuel vi 5 . Fig. of spears: risna fidbadaib ... di ṡlegaib, LL 239b25 ( TTr. 1693 ). Cf. na hocht catha ... ina cro catha ... cona tuighi do clethcoilltibh āigh ┐ d'fidbadaib neime (2 fidba ?), CCath. 4981 . fiodhbhaidh chraoiseach `spear-forest' (armed warriors) TD 29.39 . Of masts: ótchondaic in fidbaid imremair, LL 235b2 ( TTr. 1366 ). Of hair: f.¤ roás triana chenn, Ériu iv 94 § 12 . Of the skeleton: fiodhbhaidh chríon cnámha mo cholna, TSh. 3312 = Dánfhocail 127 . Of a genealogical tree, a family: síol A. ... craobha d'ḟiodhbhaidh inleanta, Content. xxix 24 . Of a person, scion: a ḟiodhbha úr don ḟréimh ríogh, A. Ó Dálaigh xii 8 .

fithnais

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Forms: fithnaisi

n apparently some kind of sorcery or malefic magic: fidbae .i. fithnaisi, O'Mulc. 534 (see 2 fidba ). fiothnaise .i. dráoidheacht, O'Cl. fiothnaisi .i. fí re a innsin .i. olc no neimh ib. (cf. fí ré indisi, O'Dav. 946 ). ag ... nacha traetha teidm fithnaisi na galar `a calf ... not killed by fairy-plague or other disease' Laws ii 238.12 , expld. by O'Dav. 946 as: galar gairet a short sickness; prob. a wasting disease induced by witchcraft is meant, see ZCP xiv 347 , 349 . treghat fithnaisi (.i. draoidhecht) ó dheamhnaibh ... co rolá ár ndaoine, AFM 986 = fiadhnach, RC xvii 345 (Tig.). fithnaise [pl. ?] Fuamnaige ┐ brechtai Bresail, LU 10776 (= fithnaissiu, IT i 127 Eg. fithnaisi, Ériu xii 170 ). feighbriathra fithnaise, Anecd. ii 65 .

Cf. ni ḟolaig acht feth fithnais (: glais), Acall. 7916 (`a magic veil' SG ii 262 ). tucad fethana fithnais do chrannuibh ar sleg (féth fithnaisi v.l.), Acall. 722 (`charmed withies' SG ii 118 ). crann sleigi atá acum, ┐ is ail dam feth fithṡnaissi do thabairt duitsiu fair `a magical smoothening' (Notes) Acall. 4894 (fiach fithnaissi; fiacha a thsnoighe v.l.). Cf. féthsnas, under 4 féth.

The follg. exx. are obscure; perhaps fithisse is the true reading in both: fithnaisi gach nolc iarmobi triar, Laws iv 378.12 (a legal maxim), expld. = fithnisi .i. menip maith in fer, a athair ┐ a tsenathair is fithisi [sic] uilc a mac sum iarum, O'Curry 2027 (< H 4.22, 52 ), ib. O'Curry 451 - 452 (< H 3.18, 241 ).

inchróes

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n (cróes) entrails : asoilgg a béolu coa inairddriuch combo ecna a inchræs 'he opened his mouth, [so wide] that his inward parts were visible' TBC-LL¹ 396 , Celtica x 143 . sreṅgais in n-ól don fidba chnáma comtar inécnaig a inchróes 'he drew his cheek back from his jawbone so that his internal organs were seen' TBC-LL² 2276 , Celtica x 143 .

inecnach

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Forms: inecnáig

adj o, ā (? 5 in- + 2 ecnach q.v., RIA Dict. Fasc. II) visible: n p. srengais in n-ól don fidba chnáma comtar inecnáig a inchroes, TBC-LL¹ 2607.

1 laith

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n ale, liquor, intoxicating drink : sēnta impe, ba derglaid `it became red ale', Thes. ii 337.3 ( Hy. v ). in l.¤ forrabái Oengus `the ale at which O. has been' (i.e. the kingship which O. enjoyed), Cáin Ad. 18 . ind l.¤ ebur co ndesctdu (leg. descthu), ibid. ní flaith téchta[e] nád ingella l.¤ ar cach ndomnach, Críth G. 543 . muc úr l.¤ lemnacht la lind / rot bia lim and, LU 10870 (TE). no currna cona tri lán do l.¤ ( mid, Ériu ii 186.z ) indtibh, ZCP viii 103.9 . fidba for lind latha, O'Mulc. 110. Cf. escra Druimm Lethan daglaith, Anecd. i 14.9 . ebthair flaith lindai fualang, 1 = l.¤ , SCano 451 .

Freq. in glosses: fo maith ┐ l.¤ linn, maith leis linn (etymology of flaith), Laws ii 344.9 Comm . l.¤ lan .i. cuirm maith .i. bid comlan a flaithius i mbia sin, YBL 248a4 = l.¤ lán (`valour abundant', Stokes), RC xxvi 34 § 169 . lathirt .i. l.¤ lind ┐ irt bás dontí nosroib (.i. ól corma no l.¤ rotnort), Thr. Ir. Gl. 27 . l.¤ .i. cuirm, Corm. Y 575 . 's edh aderar re linn `l.¤', Metr. Gl. 28 § 41 . [l]aith .i. linn, Lec. Gl. 93 . l.¤ .i. lionn, O'Cl. Eg. Gl. 436. Transf. of milk: l.¤ find for tellraig . . . .i. as na mbo iarsa talmain, Laws i 64.3 , 66.3 Comm . quoted Corm. Y 575 ( Corm. 19 ). Cf. l.¤ .i. bainne. laithe fionn for tealdraigh .i. bainne na mbó ar tuldhreich an talmhan, O'Cl.

Compd. arbeittet bairtni bindi / tri l.¤ linni (leg. laithlinni) ainm n-Aeda `through pools of liquor', Thes. ii 295.16 .

See 2 flaith, láth.

leithbe

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(? leth + -be, vn. of benaid. For formation cf. 1 fidba ) partiality: cin laeb, cen leithbi, gin guoaccrai, Anecd. iii 26.7 . cona cosmailib corib .i. ar na roib lethbe na dichell n[e]ich sainriuth indi partiality or neglect of anything proper (to it), O'Curry 834 ( H 3.18, 381b ). im chath . . . Chind . . . Lasnadó cen lethbe (: Eithne), Arch. Hib. ii 54 § 6 . ní bhí laobh iná leaithbhe / 'san bhreath bheairius Rígh Bhréifne, Hard. ii 296.y (glossed: leatrom no claon). ? lethbi .i. lingi, ut est imus lethbi laithiut leisci, O'Dav. 1187. In cheville: tricha echṡrían . . . / tuc Cermait can leithbi laind / do mac Ethni i n-eneclaind, LL 17925 . leithbhe .i. claon, O'Cl.

loman

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n ā, f.

(a) cord, rope, thong, string : l.¤ .i. luamain bís fuirri no luman .i. beg in manu , Corm. Tr. 104 . lomna .i. téd. do cheangladar na lommadha (sic) .i. na téda. O'Cl. scena búana aíne, lomna, tál (among the proper equipment of a mrugḟer), Críth G. 178 . biail, l.¤, fidba, strathar, nasc (a list of items in ogam tírda `agricultural Ogham'), Auraic. 5725 . l.¤ aecorse gl. spiras funium, Thes. ii 235.9 . sainchenelae srogill imbí .xl. l.¤ `forty thongs', Wb. 17d3 . minus una .i. lora .i. tesarbae oínl.¤ `one cord was wanting from it', 2 . aiteog .i. in l.¤ bís imbe, Laws i 152.25 Comm . im lomain tige gniad, 124.15 : .i. l.¤ carr ┐ beart `the rope for tying carts and loads', 140.3 Comm . (but Plummer MS. notes suggests reading lomancar, q.v.). an lín l.¤ fil for brot na bachla, BColm. 92.33 . do lomnaib ┐ do rothaib in carbaid, ZCP viii 538.4 . a n-uaimm . . . do lomnaib cruadi ┐ do shnath ciartha thongs, LB 156b59 . lomna áraig spancelling ropes or thongs, SG 385.36 . ni duí for lomma cach thanic and a spancelled fool, LL 11909 (for lomain, for loma, v.ll., TBC-LL¹ p. 757 n.7 ).

do-beir (or ad-aig) lomain for (imm) ties up: dadascara a nōnbur ┐ dobeir lomain forru, ZCP xiii 176.16 . dobeirside lomain imme ┐ no mbeir fora muin, LL 14341 . ataig lomain forra, ACL iii 326.18 .

(b) leash: a milchú ar a mórlomain, Ériu iv 100 § 33. cú cen cuibrech no cen lomain, O'Curry 18 ( H 3.18, 8a ). sgaoiltear dhúinn gadhair mhic Mhórna / . . . / as béal na lomhán (sic) re fánaidh out of the leashes(?), Oss. iv 20.24 . Attrib. gen. cú lomna dog on the leash or tied up: athcuma do con lomnai, Laws i 232.4 . cu lomna linges for fer, O'D. 2201 ( H 3.17, 140a ). dochumlái ass . . . tríb nōnbaraib . . . , ┐ cú lomna leū, ZCP iv 44.x .

(c) bridle, halter : go ro maidset a n-idi ┐ a n-erchomail a llomna ┐ a llethrenna (of horses), LL 10777 ( TBC-LL¹ 3825 ). óigeich .i. lomhna connaigh (leg. conāigh ?) gl. gaillialla rich, splendid bridles(?), Ériu ii 4 n.66 . is mairg thescas a lomna, LL 120 marg.

Compd. ¤glas grey-threaded : araoít letta lomonghlas impe 'a worn grey mantle around her' ZCP xxxvi 71 . ? ¤tarraing dragged by cords(?): gallgruitni iarna lomantarraing tré crúaidbeól senballáin `after they had been strained', Hib. Min. 66 § 9.

2 lorg

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Forms: lorc, lorg, lorg

n ā, f. but d s. lorc dromma, Ml. 51a8 . a s. lorg catha, Todd Nenn. 184.4 . lorg f., IGT Decl. § 158.

(a) staff, stick; rod or wand of office: lorc isind laim aili is samlid insin imme[t]ét . . . int ais lósc, Ml. 45c9 . dobert-side in loirc do bai 'na laim do (a king's sceptre?), Ériu v 36.22 . rechtaire teghlaig C. . . . Isí a lorc teglaig fail úasa, BDD² 800 ( LU 7186 ). slicht a luirge ina diaid, Triads 103 . ba híat a slegha ba lorga fosaighthi doibh `props', CCath. 2312 . a llorga ┐ a mbachla ina lámaib, PH 5103 . beir mo luirg [fessin] lat . . . ┐ rega gach conair bus ail duit, 2232 . rogerr a slegh ┐ dorindi l.¤ di (of a warrior turning pilgrim), ZCP vi 84.32 . an l.¤ no an baitín do bí n-a laimh (of Colum Cille), xi 142.33 . . . . mic Flaithbhertaigh an trostáin .i. a l.¤ Rómha (i.e. a pilgrim's staff), L. Cl. A. B. 3.9 . na daine . . . threigis an saeghal uile, ┐ gabus sgriptha ┐ l.¤ do ghradh Dia (virga). Smaointe B. Chr. 6071 . colg ara clúimh / sa l.¤ na láimh (of a dead pig, because he was setting out like a pilgrim on his last journey?), Irish Texts i 31.47 . l.¤ dromma the spine : hó lorc dromma [nō] delc gl. spina, Ml. 51a8 (see Études Celt. xl 65 ). na lorgdromma gl. spinas (? leg. lorg[a] d.), Gild. Lor. 169.

Used in some kind of proof or ordeal for determining the paternity of children of madwomen who have not been affiliated during the lifetime of the (putative) father: meic na mban mear so ┐ nucur astadh iat i mbeathaidh a n-athar, ┐ isedh dlegar dib a n-astudh ar a ligi (= luigi) go loirg no go mbreithir no go sulgnais, O'Curry 2295 ( Rawl. B 506, 28 ). tri fira is luga a fenechas .i. l.¤ ┐ briathar ┐ sulgnais .i. a l.¤ on mir gan urlabra, a briathar on mir co n-urlabra, a sulgnais on ciall maith gin urlabra, O'Curry 603 ( H 3.18, 295 ) = Cóic Con. 42 § 63 (`Spur'). a mhiond loirge mar luighe / gu ngoirge Ḟinn ḟalmuire, IGT Decl. ex. 2021.

(b) club, cudgel : l.¤ gl. claua, Ir. Gl. 52 . l.¤ .i. lúi airg .i. lāich í, Corm. Y 805. quia regem laginensium occidit .i. din tomad tuc fair dia luircc, Fél.² clxx 2 . .ix. slabrad iairn a cind cacha luirgi, BDD² 1280 . co trí lorggaib íarnaidib ina lámaib clí, MU² 775 . ethaid in luirg n-āairn ro bae triasin slabraid iron bar, Otia ii 86.16 . nir bo sop i n-inad largi [sen], Cog. 100.23 (of Brían Bóruma, a proverbial phrase). fuaim luirgi re luirigh, CCath. 6078 . gona ruibhne rena ghualainn / gona luirg fa luath a ngoil, ML 20.26 .

l.¤ áne hurley: tíagait tri coecait mac leis cona lorcaib áni, LU 5907 . a bunsach ┐ a l.¤ áne, 4868 . focherdat dano an tri .lll. lórg ána fair, 4877 . turcbaid . . . a oenluirg n-ániusa ┐ dícuris na trí coicait l.¤ , 914 . Without áne: bla liathroide l.¤ ┐ poll ┐ log . . . donti buailis in liathroid da luirg, Laws iii 554.3 - 4 (Text and Comm.). focheirdseom ūad a līathrōit ┐ a lloirc, TBC-I¹ 523.

l.¤ anfaid (anfad fury): atchíu fer chucund . . . l.¤ anfaid inna láim. Calg dét fóa choim (of Mac Roth), LU 5595 ( lorc anfaith, TBC-I¹ 1112 ). co táinic in Dagdha ┐ a lorg anfaidh 'na laim, Metr. Dinds. iv 294.20 (cf. ZCP iii 240 § 34 ). Cf. lorg adúathmar íarnaidi 'na láim, cend anbthen fhurri ┐ cend álgen . . . fuirmid in cend n-anbthen for cendar na nónbor condas-marband . . . Fuirmid in cend álgen forru condas-bethaigend, MU² 628.

(c) handle or shaft of an implement, etc.: for teora[ib] lorggaib a[i]thich—lorgg ḟorcha, lorgg ṡamthaige, lorgg rám(m)ai, Críth G. 531.2 . co na fuil aici acht rigi na tri larg; l.¤ a suisti, ┐ l.¤ a bela ┐ l.¤ a fidba (of an aithech), Laws iii 106. 14.15 Comm . caire cona inbiur(b) cona lorggaib, Críth G. 174 . a lorga maela (of hurleys), Ériu v 28.17 . tócbais a thēig libair for a luirg isin fraigid `on the peg in the wall', MacCongl. 11.27 .

(d) the membrum virile : secht nartim ina luirg (of Fergus mac Roig), Ériu iv 26.11 . tintā Fergus do debaid fri Coinculaind. `Olc dait . . . mo dīguin; is gairit mo lorc lat', TBC-I¹ 1210. See O'Brien, Études Celt. iii 369 f .

(e) g s. used attributively in several phrases (meaning is not always apparent) (i) áe loirge (áe lawsuit): ? ceas[c] co taet ae in-airecht la Feine? Nī. Ae loirge ar as ae lobair andsin, ae gacha bannsgaile, O'Curry 1614 ( 23 Q 6, 6a ) = cesc co ted ae i n-airecht la fene. Ae luirgi ar is ae lobuir annsin, ae cach bannscaile na fil folta (.i. na feine) na iardin (.i. iarmbrethemnus) le na turbaid, O'Curry 1269 ( H 3.18, 514 ). (ii) bard loirge name of one class of the dáer-baird, IT iii 110 § 8 , anmand na ndóerbard . . . culbard ┐ srutbard ┐ bard lorge ┐ drisiuc, IT iii 5.y . bard loirgi gan aisde ndilis the b. l. has no characteristic metre, iii 23.5 . bard lorce, .i. lorc ria hucht 'he has a staff in front of him', UR 51 n . do-eimh bard loirge lár 'a bard loirge protects a floor', UR 49.14 . (iii) bé loirge: direnar be luirge landire be loisde luineatha alaile, O'D. 2228 ( Nero A 7, 153b ) (`a distaff woman is entitled to full compensation-fine; she of the kneading-trough and churn-stick to the same assessment', O'Gr. Cat. 145 ).

(iv) cú loirge: cu loirge [.i.] cu ris na gabann greim lorg, Laws iii 414.26 Comm . (`a club dog i.e. a dog on which a club takes no effect', Plummer MS. notes); but perh. tracking dog. Cf. confusion between 1 and 2 lorg, O'Dav. 1155 s.v. 1 lorg (b). in cu loirgi . . . lan fiach ina cet cinaid seic, mad fri duine foglaidh, mad fri rubu, is aithgin; ar ni riagailter lorg fri rubu, 416.5 Comm .

Compds.

(i) With noun. ¤ḟertas (later by metath. ¤ḟersat) club or cudgel; iron bar : doghlac a lorg fersat catha .i. túagh thailc throm, Ériu v 174.200 . rabert C. béim d'a lorgḟertais bar na sluagaib, CRR 44 . muadhbemnech na loirc-fersat n-uiriarainn, TBC St. 4653 . luirgfhearsad imreamhar iarnaidhe trés an dá lúib do bhí ar cheann an tslabhra, Keat. ii 6300.

(ii) With adj. ¤remar thick-staved : do rinnetar leibenn lethann loirgremar . . . a timcell Oilella, Celt. Rev. iv 12.10 .

See maglorg.

1 loth

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Forms: lath, loithe

n ā, f. Also lath. mud, mire: quagmire, marsh: air ind loith domuin gl. pro imo ceno, Ml. 60a6 . caenum .i. l.¤ , Sg. 22a11 . nomen loithe infernalis gl. mefitis, 127a1 . l.¤ gl. Lerna, 34a6 . lap .i. l.¤ no cechair, O'Dav. 1147 . lœthi iffirn gl. Cocitique, Goid. 69.16 . laith .i. feith ┐ uisce for a huachtar, O'Dav. 514 . fidba for lind latha, O'Mulc. 110 . imain fo laith; imain fo cechair, Laws v 138.11 . is blāth for laith (of beauty which is not matched by good sense), ZCP vi 267 § 5. ? leig lath, Ériu xvii 9P § 9 (may mean `the swamp is lovely', Ed.). ? diroirpiter coin, ardidsiter eich illenith l.¤ ibther . . . , TBC-I¹ 3090 (rhet.).

Compd. ¤én: loithean do loingeas o bhual .i. lacha d'indarba ó uisge, ZCP v 488 § 3 (B. na F.).

See 1 lad.

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