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fergnia

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Forms: fergnia

n m. f.¤ .i. fortissima femina , gl. virago (analysed as vir + ago ?) Sg. 52a10 . In Mid. Ir. a man-at-arms , apparently one who had passed certain tests and was engaged either in attendance on a king or employed in cases of litigation where the services of a professional champion were needed. ferngnia [fergnia v.l.] .i. mugh, ut est deorad, doermanach ┐ ferngnia .i. doeraicenta no mogh no in t-aire ēchta, O'Dav. 873 = ( feirghnia, Ériu xiii 29.17 , in a list of unsuable persons). triar dia anfine .i. a feargnia ┐ [leg. .i., Thurn., Bürgschaft p. 58 ] a fear leasach, a aircinnech ... ┐ a ceile, Laws v 366.8 Comm. ; the Text is defective, but the passage seems to relate to the recovery of a woman's `coibche' or dowry, in which three of her relatives and three outside her family took part. Cf. caide f.¤ ? .i. fer aga mbi fer gnima (leg. fergnima ?) techta amal do-rime a mBerradh Airechta: dosboingsi a coibche do mnai iar feimed do chach. Ocus ised is f.¤ and .i. ro samaighed .vii. comlaind otha comland deisi goraighi comland morṡeisir. Geibidh fer tara gaisged o gach comland dib go mbid na .vii. fir gabala-sin lais. Is de asber ferghnia, O'Curry 1029 (< H 3.18, 433a ). See Bürgschaft 58 n. 4 . fergnio tri forggaib [leg. forgab ? or fri f.¤ ?] a `fergnia' `of three captures' (personal attendant on King of Tara) Laws iv 336.6 (= Críth G. 554 ). fergnío fri forngairi ndoris, Laws iv 338.15 (= Críth G. 591 ). F.¤, ... f.¤ Temrach la Cormac ua Cuind, Ériu xi 44.18 . ni rechtgi fergniadh .i. ni usadh [omission ?] fris in fir ferdha frisneir muir i n-uair ainftine, O'Curry 470 (< H 3.18, 247 ).

gaisced

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n o, m. IGT Decl. § 11.

(a) weapons, arms (coll.), armour: gaisced lasin íngin the maiden was armed, TBC-I¹ 36 ( LU 4522 ). ga gasced irragam ifesta? ... Let-su do roga gaiscid ... thou shalt have thy choice of weapons, TBC-LL¹ 3568 . gebis F. a gasced, 5964 . ní ba cath co n-gaisciud ... acht bid cath co m-briathraib, FB 21 ( LU 8275 ). dlighidh gaiscedh inraic ina eneclann, Laws iv 348.24 . tairmchellsat gascid fer n-Ulad ón dorus díarailiu, FB 55 ( LU 8737 ). tri gascid úasaib hi fraig, BDD 118 . cet srian cet ngaisced, O'Curry 784 ( H 3.18, 367a ). connā tērna nī dona .V. gaiscedaib dēc fifteen sets of arms, TBC-I¹ 556 . gaiscedh no timthach, Laws iv 350.3 . gaisced .i. ga ┐ sciat[h], ii 256.14 ; O'Mulc. 631 (see O'Rahilly, EIHM 461 ). gaisced fern (? sic leg.: fer, MS) ┐ fōebar offensive and defensive armour (i.e. shield and sword), TBC-I¹ 3573 . foracaibsi doside ┐ día thúaith a ngaisced fora n-ottraigib, ocus can a n-uilc do dígail dóib (a curse, i.e. that their weapons shall be flung on the midden-heap unused and abandoned), LU 3117 ( SG 237.12 ). aingel Dé fors-in gaisced ic diten ... in phopuil `an angel ... in battle-array' (?), PH 5757 . for-ling a gaiscead dia chobair, BDD² 511 . ferann gaiscid sword-land (= tír claidib): ferand gaisge is diles don tí not cosnand sech cach n-aen isin tuaith, O'Curry 416b . ( H 3.18, 229a ). gaibid g.¤ assumes arms (of a young warrior taking arms for the first time and entering on a warrior's career): inna c[h]ūiced blīadain luid dia chuindchid gasgid ... isinn ochtmad blīadain gabais gaisced, TBC-I¹ 343 . ciped mac dib no gabad gasced, TBC-LL¹ 1089.

(b) Abst. valour, prowess, feats of arms, skill at arms: tria gaisged , Ml. 100b10 . roscaíg do gal ocus do gaisced, FB § 43 ( LU 8569 ). ní tár dot gasciud, TBC-LL¹ 3298 . nī romūin Scāthach do duine rīam in gaisced sin `the use of that weapon' (that feat of arms ?), Ériu i 120.1 . ac foghluim cles n-gaisgidh, TBC-LL¹ p. 111 n. 13 (St.). laich gaili ocus gaiscid, Cog. 52.4 ; 186.21 . Meneru[a] bandei in gaiscid, TTebe 3171 . ro marb triar sund dā cētgaisced, Ériu viii 156.29 . IT i 103.9 . a ṅgaisceda tuc o Scáthaig, Ériu iv 30.7 . adeirthear miles torquatus ré ridire gaiscidh, Keat. ii 6270 . gabhthar leis grádha gaisgidh `orders of chivalry,' TD i 33 .

Compd. ¤mer: ri londmer gaisceadmer (gaiscedach mer, Eg.), TTebe 2846 .

1 gart

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Forms: garta

n I g s. garta; a s. gart ṅglan, LL 132b23 . generosity, hospitality, honourable behaviour: gart .i. fēle, Corm. Y 691 . gart .i. a caritate , O'Mulc. 629 . ingen ríg richis garta (.i. einech), LU 10256 . gart (.i. enech), LB 77 marg. inf. Ériu i 72 n. 12 . gart .i. eineach, O'Cl. tairgebad cenn | gart finn fēile, ACL iii 298 § 66 . Cf. 296 § 39 ; 297 § 56 . gart ... .i. gaisged , O'Curry 140 ( H 3.18, p. 79 ). gaisccedh ocus gart (qualities of a warrior or chief), ZCP viii 109 § 8 . Cf. TBC-LL¹ 2808 . TTr.² 1335 . AFM v 1326.21 . gart .i. clú, O'R. Poems ní frith gáes ná gart ná genus ... conom thicse (of Emer), LU 8327 ( FB 24 ). ar gart ┐ cruth ┐ deilb, BDD 106 . ar gart ┐ ara fhéile friú, Cóir Anm. § 37 . ar gart friu ┐ ar a ressorcain dind aúne irrabatar, ZCP viii 313.12 . gartt hi gcóig open-handedness [is fitting] in a cook, iv 234.4 . do·llēce néoit do gart, xi 96 § 54 g . cen co ndernus gart chena, Otia i 128.31 . ferr gart grísad, LL 345c50 (Thurn. Thurn. Zu Ir. Hss. i 15.33 ). Ériu iv 146.24 . cīa do·rigni gart ar tús ? ... .i.Seth ... do·rat fleid dia brāthrib ... ┐ tuc crod da cach brāthair dīb, ZCP xiii 132 § 10 . gart, gairgi, is cruas, MR 150.11 ; 98.21 . do gal, do gart, do gaisced, LL 270b23 ; 123a35 . g s. fialsum fial-si cotagaiu (cottagaib v.l.) comrair (comrar v.l.) garta diblioniuu a coffer of generosity holds them both (?), Anecd. ii 69.14 . precthaig cen sil ṅderbgarta, SR 8331 . co lín garta, LU 3544 . in ruri garta, TFerbe 918 ; ib. 638 . teallach fēli ┐ garta ... ē, ZCP viii 102.18 . pl. ro chren fialgarta cen faill, LU 4277 ( SG 84.16 ). fregartach Gūaire im ghartaibh, ZCP viii 109 § 11 . oirrderc a ghnīomh 'sa gharta, Irish Texts iv 30 § 3 . lámaib fáenaib | findaib gartaib | gnímaib maithib, Ériu xxvi 86 § 24 . Cf. Auraic. 4060 . apair fris ... ba eslabar, ba garta, ZCP xi 96 § 55 . atát ina ngrindi garta a generous host, LL 265a17 ( MU² 405 ). m'oide glan garta, Content. ii § 8 . cóic ḟichit leand, lighdha [a n-]gart wonderful the bounty, Leb. Cert. 98.14 .

Compds. ¤blai a place of honour : diamuir gartblai, Snedg. u. Mac R 13 § 66 . ¤gal: gnim gu ngartghail, Lism. L. 2134 . ¤glan fair in hospitality : compar. as superl. cuan as gartgloine (sic leg.) fo gréin, Top. Poems 92.11 . ¤glóir: bitis fri gartglóir ..., SR 4527 . ¤nia a generous warrior, Metr. Dinds. iv 90.6 .

II ? adj. generous, noble : Eogan Fidhḟeccach fíal gart, Cóir Anm. § 36 . ? robo gart arái n-enig, TTr.² 1589 (`he was a chief' W.S., as if 2 gart). M. na ruad-gal gart, Cog. 124.18 . taoscach, trúpach, laomdha, lonnghart, Ó Bruad. iii 144.19 .