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2 gairge

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n (garg), , f. roughness, bluntness (of a warrior), boldness, fierceness . Seems to be used in a more favourable sense than gairbe, and, unlike the latter, is not used of purely physical qualities. co ṅgairgi gossa, Metr. Dinds. iii 108.2 . ar a n-gaircce ... agus ar a febas a n-ersclaighi, TBC-LL¹ 5654 St. nāmthī garga fri slūagh nArda, ACL iii 297 § 55 . gretha grainne congairgge, SR 8138 . buirbe ... gart, gairgi is cruas, MR 150.11 . Anecd. ii 49.6 . gnim cen gairge (a cheville) i 54.1 . co lin sciath co ngairgi nglond, BB 52b14 . gūaire .i. ūasal nō gairci , Corm. Y 729 (second part of definition evidently applies to guaire bristle).

1 gúaire

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n hair (of animals), bristles ; a bristle : gūaire .i. ... gairci , Corm. Y 729 . innus con-anfad ubull fortamail ... for gach gūaire garb gráinemail dī, Fianaig. 66.8 . guaire aitenndai fair, Lism. L. 3798 . o'tchuala an peisd iat, ... adracht a guairi fuirre, ib. 2212 . finn ar guairi cullaigh allaidh, IT iii1 86 § 85 . guaire .i. folt fionn, Metr. Gl. 16 § 41 (see ZCP vii 365 ). guaire .i. folt, O'Cl. aighidh (gach air) gid act go nguaire glantair, Ériu xiii 13.5 = aigead gach airgit acht gu nguaire glantair, O'Curry 1877 ( 23 P 3 21 [23]b ) ; gl. amail a dath fein d'aghaid in airgit acht go nglantar he gu nguaire muici, Ériu xiii 58.13 . Of an eyelash : nó​ go ndúin an guaire ag Gofraidh | 'mun súil 'until Gofraidh's bristle closes about his ... eye', Giolla Brighde 58 § 19 .​ ? To this : noesbla .i. crich inacoisce guire noise no seasca i fidh no a muig, Laws iv 142.23 = crich inchoisce guaire noise no sesca a boundary which hair of ... or dry stock serves to define (?), O'Curry 33 ( H 3.18, 14a ). a bristle used by shoemakers : an guaire shnadhmuigh a lasca 's a sála | guaire clúimh, ITS iii 102.25 , 26 (2nd ed.).