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fíthe

Cite this: eDIL s.v. fíthe or dil.ie/22245

adj io-iā (part. of fen— Cf. RC xl 356 § 246 ).

I Woven, plaited ; fenced: fíthe cerda (.i. dluthaim eladain) `weft of art' RC xxvi 20.51 . claideb ... hi truaill fichthi fithi findarcait (i.e. with an interlaced or intricate design ?) TBC-I¹ 2342 . cupa ḟíthe `chased cup' Studies 1927, 288 . gormanart ... go stuagaib fíthi figthi ... findruini (where stuag seems to mean `hook' or `loop') TBC-LL¹ 5336 . immu airícul fid fithi, IT iii 53.1 . i ngar bhfionncholl bhfíthe ` thickly-growing ' TD 41.11 . Of houses : a n-aititin tighi fithi do denam ar a ferand, Laws v 316.9 Comm. cia ro cendaig duine ait cerdca no muillinn no thige fithi, O'Curry 226 - 227 (< H 3.18, 122 ). See also s.v. foslat. teach fichti (fithi, fithte vl.). forche, BDD 6 . tech fithe forchai, Ériu xi 44.25 . cf. loingthighe ... arna gcar d'fheadhach fhíthe `of woven branches' Ériu v 56z . See also under II. Of hair : tred chéibh ... bhf.¤ , Dánta Gr. 70.4 . Of eyelashes : ba mhór ṅfabhra bhf.¤ bhfliuch ... tuirseach, Ériu iv 62.17 . Of sheep (ref. to fleece ?) : don chrích ... na gcaorach bhf.¤ ; urra an treóid fh.¤ , Ir. Syll. Poetry 63 § 6 , § 9 .

II As subst. : tech n-inchis .uii. traighe ind. fithi ind co ruici fordorus. ete itir cach dara fithe co ruice clethe O'Curry 807 ( H 3.18, 373b ).

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