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domanchess

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Forms: Domanchés

n request (?) (see Dillon, SCC p. 35 ): ní ettis nech cen a domanches, LU 3488 ( SCC § 26 ). cech n-oen ronānaicc a less, | nī dig uaim cin domonces (ní dechaid cin domancess .i. cin foigdi, v.l.). isé mo domonces (domanchess, v.l.) m' oenmacc, ACL iii 2.4 (cf. SG 401.21 ). domanches .i. dam mainces .i. mainces bó, ar is coitcend dí ceiniul aní as bós quidam , H 3.18, 69 . Hence: domaincheass ainm do boin .i. dam manchess .i. mainchess bō, O'Mulc. 321 .

As n.pr. m. gen. i tig Luade ingine Domanchés , LL 119 marg. sup.

1 mainches

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 mainches or dil.ie/31352

 

Forms: mainches

n ā, f., (< manach; for suffix cf. laíches) a nun ; an early word denoting not a cloistered nun but one who made a religious profession and in some cases apparently was associated in service with an abbot or bishop. Mathona . . . quae tenuit caille o Patraic ┐ o Rodán ┐ robo manchess dóib, Trip. 98.5 = mainches, Lat. Lives 25 (= monacha fuit illis). manchess do Cheithiuch Comgilla, Trip. 104.21 = Comgella est monacha Cethiaco, Lat. Lives 28. mances duitsi mhé, RC xiv 48 § 56. muc gacha manaig ┐ cacha mainchisi, Trip. 560.5 . mór manach is mainches mall, Fél. 88.10 . do mhuinnter ┐ do manaigh ┐ do mhaincesa, BNnÉ 79 § 153. domaincheass ainm do boin .i. dam-manchess .i. mainchess bo an ox-nun (i.e. cow), O'Mulc. 321. mainces soiscela `a gospel nun', Lism. L. p. xv ; perh. a woman who had been under the spiritual direction of the abbot, cf. similar expression under manach (c).