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cnocc

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Forms: cnoc

o, m. cnoc m., IGT Decl. § 67 .

n (a) lump, protuberance : cnoc de imbim `a lump of butter', Mon. Tall. 52 (147.9) . Med. swelling, lump, ulcer : c.¤ gl. ulcus, Sg. 23b1 . c.¤ gl. gibber, 22a7 ( Études Celt. xi 116 - 7 ). PCr. 11a2 . chnuc no iduu (leg. idna) gl. dolorem, Thes. ii 236.21 . dourgbad . . . cnoc . . . lān do lindchrú ┐ gur, Corm. Y 975 (s.v. nesscoit ). cnoc `lump', Bretha 24 . ar na beth fo chlith in col / dobert c.¤ for a heton (of Cain), SR 2000 . co nderna in chloch luicc ┐ cnuic ina chiunn `hollows and lumps', Cóir Anm. 273 . no fásadís cnuic nemi for a aigid (satirized person) `poisonous ulcers', RC xx 421.14 . cnuicc do máidm tria n-a chorp amal cnocaib, PH 374 . do thúrnam ch.¤ in chinn `for the reducing of wens', O'Gr. Cat. 180.5 . cnuic, ┐ treaghait in Ard Macha, AFM ii 764.11 = c.¤ ┐ treagait `boils and colic', CS 246.y perh. button scurvy, Ir. Hist. Stud. vi 185 . milliuda, cnuicc, crithcha (in list of diseases of cattle), RC xxvi 46 § 233 . cnuic braighid ┐ nescoidi `neck boils', Rosa Angl. 172.15 . O'Gr. Cat. 196.28 . c.¤ braighead gl. ascínancia `quinsy', ACL i 337.135 .

(b) hill, mound : cuilmen .i. cnoc, O'Mulc. 585 . crúach, cnoc, carn, Eg. Gl. 161 . i ndindgnaib ┐ i cnocaib, LU 2062 ( FA 14 ). cnuicc ┐ céti ┐ tulcha, TBC-LL² 1054 . biaidh Ealcmair i cnuc sidha in brogha, ZCP v 524.3 . ad chaomhthach ar chnoc (of Christ on Calvary), DDána 3.31 . cnuic for allmharchaibh ána (of graves), TSh. 5770 . na gcnocaibh . . . cubharanfadhacha craois (of passions), 2075 . spré chnuic, Keat. Poems 328 . don da chnoc teineadh volcanoes, Ir. Astr. Tr. 4.5 . tuir ┐ cnuic debhtha `fighting-mounds', CCath. 1748 . for . . . dvmaib ┐ chnoccaib togla an denna, TTr.² 1864 . Of assembly mound: baí ic tabairt comarli dar cnoccaib inn óenaig, LU 2852 . in cnoc ro buí / alaind ben Eithne in gubai, 3773 ( SCC 34 ). a ch.¤ coinde . . . na n-uli nuallach (body to soul), PH 8273 .

In nn. loc. see. Hog. Onom.

Compds. With nouns: gebid . . . cnocc allsi for muneol, LL 35718 ( SG 416.7 ). da uingi isin cnocbeim blow that raises a lump, O'Curry 280 ( H 3.18, 151 ); 'a blow that inflicts bruising, swelling and loss of skin' Ériu lii 125 . tar colbaduib . . . na cnoc-bōchna, ML² 688 . cnocchoillte comhaimhréidhe, AFM v 1688.11 . isin cnoccdindgna fil for ur in trága, LL 31840 (TTr.). for cnocdruimnibh comardaib `ridges', CCath. 4846 . cnoccimesorgain `mayhem (which raises) a lump', Bretha 24 . dar cnocfoitibh corrac[h]a bulging sods, CCath. 4103 . ba tonda batar ína cnocshlebtib, Aen. 243 . cnoc-thonna crithreacha, TSh. 6630 . isin chnocthulaigh `mountain knoll', Aen. 608 . With adjj.: le fán do chnuicfhinn chosgraigh, O'R. Poems 2648 `the slope of your fair mountain-land(?)', Notes. cenn cnuicremhar críonḟoltach, Ériu v 182.348 .

étaid

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adj i (1 ét) jealous: edaigh .i. tnuthach, MacCongl. 176.16 (< H 3.18, 415 ). da mbad étaid in fer 'ca mbeind TBC-LL¹ 40 (eudbur v.l.). nirsat neóit, nirsat étaid, 43 . nírba étaid, ar cach...étaid is miscais Dé ┐ dóine, Tec. Corm. § 12 . fer neóit anfossaid étaid, § 32 . trí cuitbidi in domain: fer lonn, fer étaid, fer díbech, Triads 95 (with gl.: éataigh .i. eudmhar, p. 38 ). sochuidmid cach n-édaig, ACL iii 230.137 . līthe bine for a mnái...ba saoth lais ┐ ba etaith n-imme, Corm. Y p. 83.22 ( nesscoit ) = ba hetaid imbi, Bodl. re mnai ndruith n-etaidh, MacCongl. 125.22 . éudaidh im chomhluadar bhenduighthe 'zelatours of holy conuersation' Ériu xv 82 (89a) .

1 nescóit

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Forms: nescoid, ̅nd̅, ̅nd̅i, neascóide

n f. (for suffix cf. oróit, purgóit, etc.) an imposthume or abscess: nescoid, gl. apostema, Ir. Gl. 843. nesscoit .i. ness cnoc ┐ scoit lind, Corm. Y 975 (i.e. a lump or swelling containing watery matter). Freq. in med. texts, often in contracted form ̅nd̅, pl. ̅nd̅i. is inund nescoid tri Gaidlig ┐ opostema tri Laidin, Rosa Angl. 160.4 . nescóid lenna finn , O'Gr. Cat. 181.32 , Éigse iii 223 . cuis na nescoidi, RC xlix 43.8 . in febribus abscessus .i. an tan tigidh nescóidi isna fiabrussaibh, 23 K 42 , p. 55.4 . neascóid iona croicionn, Levit. xiii 18. g s. na neascóide , ib. 19 .

Fig. a blemish, disgrace (a boil on the face being a traditional symbol of dishonour): as nescóid ar ghiolla an reachtaire a breith uadha, RC xxix 220.3 . na trí neascóide neimhneacha, ML 78.25 (of fortresses built in the enemy's country).

2 nescóit

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n (B. na filed) traditional history or legend? ar nescoit (.i. ar tṡenchus na nGaoidhel) ní bin a ca[i]l (.i. a coimhét), ZCP v 483 § 3 = ar neasgoid ni bhfionn a chail, iii 378 ; i.e. he has knowledge of the antiquities of the Gaels (of a poetaster), a sense prob. inferred from the exordium of Corm. Y 975 : nesscoit .i. iss é senchas na nGaoidel (where s. na nG. is not a definition but refers to the tale following).

2 nes(s)

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n o, m.

(a) a wooden mould for shaping a smith's clay furnace or oven (consisting perhaps of a cylindrical block or disk round which the clay was pressed, with a vertical handle or shaft for lifting, Joyce's Wonders of Ireland p. 238 fg. ), and by extension

(b) the clay furnace itself. bai crann ina laim . . . .i. ness a ainm, is uime dognither ind aurnaisi criadh, Corm. Y 975 s.v. nesscoit (of the smith Goibniu). Nes nomen don c[h]rund ut prediximus. Ness ainm don aurnaisi chriadh feisin, amail atbert aroile ben gobend ag denam marbnaide dia fir ... ba binde no chandais dord | fri derc a niss [neis LB] a dā bolg sweetly his two bellows chanted a refrain against the hole of the `ness', ib.; the allusion is to the hole in the furnace through which the joint nozzle of the two bellows passed. neas .i. ainm an chroinn fa ndentar an [sic leg.] urnisi chriadh isin gceardcha. n.¤ .i. ainm don urnaisi chriadh bhios isin ceardcha, O'Cl. ness.i. aurnisi criadh, H 3.18.73b ( O'Curry 16 ). ness gobann `a smith's moulding-block', Triads 148 (one of the three `renovators of the world'; the gl. .i. mála cré, p. 39 makes it refer rather to the furnace).

? Fig. mar chuiris an ghrian a gal | feadh gach tire 'na timchiol, | cuiridh Eoin teas a thoile | tre o [= a] neas eoil na hionmhoine, Arch. Hib. i 99 § 12.

3 nes(s)

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Forms: ness, nes, neasaim

n a lump or swelling on the body caused by a blow, etc., a wound? ness dano ainm don bēim .i. don c[h]rēcht, ut est isin t[Ṡ]enchas Mar . . . a dirip cuirp duine, | cidhat ili fuile, | ro hairdiged ness;, Corm. Y 975 s.v. nesscoit = ro hainmiged n.¤ , LB; ro hordaiged n.¤ , Laud. Acc. to Corm., the smith Goibniu aimed a blow at every intruder in his forge with his `ness' or moulding-block, thereby raising a lump (cnoc) on his victim's body of the shape of the `ness', hence the name; a fanciful derivation of a word prob. originally different from 2 nes(s). nes [neas v.l.] .i. crecht, O'Dav. 1294. neas .i. crecht, Lec. Gl. 465 = nes, 272 M . neas .i. cnoc. n.¤ .i. crécht, O'Cl. Cf. nissi .i. crécht, O'Cl.; neasaim `I wound', O'R., and nesaigid. neas .i. ainm ratha, Metr. Gl. Ff. 18 may be due to a misunderstanding of the gl. .i. cnoc.