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2 baile vision; frenzy, madness (originally arising out of super- natural revelations); subject or inspiration of poets; Name of a class of tales; mad , frenzied; mad , frenzied
bailiu(ga)d confusion, madness; becoming mad
cráeb 1 branch, bough; sprig; rod, wand; post; . Poss. w.r.t. bracken or heather branches or perhaps a wooden (or wickerwork) bed-frame; olive-branch; signpost 2 tree, bush; out of doors, in the open(?); mad , crazy 3Of persons; Of locks of hair; Of a branched wand or staff from which bells were sus- pended; branching decorative work, arabesque; Of waves; pedigree, genealogy, descent, branch of a family tree; scion; pedigree
cuthach rage, fury, madness; mad
dáistir 1he becomes mad , furious; of animals; of a horse; of a pig
dásacht 1 Madness, insanity, esp. applied to insanity characterised by wild excitement; also (in animals) rabies, esp. of dogs and bulls.; mad , insane 23 Imprudence or delusion approaching insanity, mad- ness, extravagant folly; translating amentia, dementia;4 Extravagant excitement, wild desire; inspired frenzy, ecstasy; translating furor 5 Wild, ungovernable anger, frenzied rage, fury; also a fit or access of such passion; warlike rage 6 Harshness, roughness, hardness, inconsiderateness; rough- ness 7A sudden and excessive feeling of alarm, panic, fear, terror
dásachtach 1 Mad , insane; mad , abnormally furious, rabid; A madman, lunatic, one possessed by a demon, one upon whom the dlaí fulla has been thrown; a werewolf (?); A madwoman, a female lunatic 2one who behaves like a lunatic, a wildly foolish or imprudent person34filled with enthusiasm, spirited 5Extravagantly presumptuous
derg 1Of colour, red, ruddy (used of colour of blood, flame; also of orange or tawny hue as of ale, gold, etc.); ardent; Of earth or clay turned up, dug up; Hence of persons, of ruddy com- plexion or red-haired 2Transf. red with blood; bloody, sanguinary; red-handed (i.e. a shedder of blood); red-sworded; red-handed; Hence of meat bleeding, raw, fleshy (as oppd. to fat) 3 red-hot, incandescent 4 full-blooded, flushed with pride, overbear- ing (?) 5 reddish yellow; crimson; broad and red; rud-red; red-hued; red-face (as sobriquet); red (i.e. tanned) hide; red yew; red flame; red clay roads; red haw- thorn; red bronze, copper 6`red warning', guilt incurred by entertaining a fugitive criminal; bloody slaughter; red martyrdom (involving death); Bloody death, slaughter (in general); a bloody onset 7 raging mad; stark naked; a bitter foe; fierce enmity; `red morsel'. Apparently technical name for property illegally acquired.
dois mad , furious (?)
dub 1 black, swarthy; dark; dark (i.e. red) wine; black bile, melancholy; Of persons, swarthy of complexion or blackhaired; Of a blind person; iris or pupil (?); dark (in moral sense); dire, gloomy, melancholy:; In B. na f. great, expressing intensity;2 black pigment, esp. ink; an inkhorn; gall; oak-gall (?); dawn?3 dark and speckled; black and curling; very feeble; dark crimson; dark red; dark brown or dun; dark blue- grey, livid colour; turns livid; blue-black, intense black; dark tan- coloured; dark grey; the spleen; ball of the thumb; dark brown or dun; dark red; black-limbed (?); blackfooted; name of a plant, black maidenhair; black-toothed; plaintive-sounding; melancholy-mad (downright m.?; black-faced; black-shanked, -legged; black-eyed 4 abyss, deep; dark bondage; name of a disease (kind of jaun- dice?); part of an axe; sword; tribute; black bondage; blackthorn, sloe; crow or raven; downright perjury; obscure word; black hatred; black spear; nefarious stealing; black foreigner, Dane; black heathens, Danes; dark stream or river; black heathenism; black fluid or humour; melancholy; black vessel, name of a measure (?); dark liquid; black pool; Dublin; black exile; Of an outlaw band in general; Dane; symphytum or comfrey; penitentiary; mighty king; dark plain (?); black (crushing) defeat (?); dark design (?); dark pigment or liquid; foul weather; defiance, challenge; black fast (lasting three days); black fast, keeping a black fast 5 foul weather 6 black rod
2 gáeth wind; a whirlwind; a blasting; a mad dog; wind-tossed; sharp disease; wind-swept gullies; a windy sea; wind-drifted snow
1 geilt 1 sprite of the glen 2name of some bird (?)
1 glé 1 clear, plain, evident; Fig. famous (?); Of intellect clear-headed (?); good, pleasing; bright, clear, pure, or intensive utter, com- plete (cf. similar use of Eng. `sheer').; clear speech; clear-melodious; very vehement; clearly betraying; pure falsehood; loud lamentation; evidently right; very daring; clear dawn; bright-hued; free will; bare back; very dreadful; brilliant; pure white; pure white, absolutely clean; clear authority; completely bare; the very middle; utterly mad (?); utter decay (?); quick decay; clear praise; stark-naked; manifest blunder; manifestly blundering; a fair division; clear grace (?); heartily; pierced through; utterly destroys 2 clearness, brightness; a clearing of errors
mad 1 Well, fortunately; did not well to . . ., often = would that . . . had not 2 fortunate, happy; unhappily
1 mer 1 at our wit's end (?); active, spirited; sprightlier; nimblest, fastest 2of the mentally deficient 3 spirited, mettlesome 4common epithet of sea 5 wild, rash, precipitate, etc.; raging; eager' (? extravagant, fantastic; wild, gusty 6 swift (impulsive) in bounty 7 furious battle; by mistake; swift stream, torrent; mad-head', epithet of sea; recklessness; a rash deed; infatuation; quickly (? rashly) replenish 8 talked wildly, raved
mire madness, frenzy, infatuation, used of ungoverned or reckless passion, conduct, etc., rather than of insanity, often of a temporary state due to excitement or anger, or of martial fury; mad; infatuated; In late lit. often of levity or frivolity, occas. in favourable sense of sprightliness, mirth; energy
4 rucht mad , unsettled