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creinnid

Cite this: eDIL s.v. creinnid or dil.ie/12838

Forms: créidim, creimm, creinn, crinad

v gnaws, corrodes; devours : crenaid brain brāigde fer, TBC-I¹ 3421 (rhet.) = crennait, TBC-LL² 4603 . buidne bran, crindfittid (sic) cinn bhur g-curadh `shall devour', MR 64.2 . no forcraindfit ethaide will peck at you, Alex. 225 . creinnfit sineoin ┐ prechain for sethnacha, BB 429a47 . as baoghal duit go ccrindfe thú (of worm), Desid. 3176 . ? ní leathan do glac a greim / do chreinn Mac ar Sethar sind, IGT Verbs ex. 685 . gor crinnitt dochum terre , ACL iii 311.5 .

Vn. créidim, creimm, creinn, crinad.

See creimmid and ZCP vii 400 .

spéir

Cite this: eDIL s.v. spéir or dil.ie/38594

Forms: sbéir

n f.(Lat. sphaera, perh. through Fr. or Eng.). sbéir f., IGT § 14 (69.7) .

(a) sphere, circle : sluaigh in t-Sabhdain a foslongpurt . . . ┐ iad do reir spere no compais comcruind in the shape of a sphere, ZCP vi 59.3 . comchruinn feib speire boí in lucc sin, Stair Erc. 1274 . Of a cone: is ar cuma speiri ata sgaili na talman = et quod umbra terre est conus (Gloss.), Ir. Astr. Tr. 86.18 . Note also: tar imioll is méala s.¤ a crotha do dhul `the beauty of its form' (of poetry), Ó Bruad. iii 194.3 .

(b) orbit (of a heavenly body): don taibh thuas do speir an re, Ir. Astr. Tr. 86.20 . ó tá an domhan i modh chruinn | is spéar gréine na cearcuill `solar firmament', Content. v 40 . speir na greine . . . s.¤ na nardrennach ndaingen, MS. Mat. 657.35 .

(c) sky, heaven, firmament : an torann . . . | do thugadh an tonn go s.¤ , Oss. iii 264.20 . dar an sbéir `by heaven', O'Gr. Cat. 30.12 . s.¤ is fairge, Keat. Poems 1462 . budh prás an s.¤ bhías ós do chionn, Deuteronomy xxviii 23 . íoghar na spéire horizon, ZCP v 205.6 (Midn. Court). In pl.: imdenam na firmaminti ┐ na spered, D IV 2, 71va12 . taisbeanuid na spéirigh obair a lámh, Psalms xix 1 . thugadar na spéirigh fúaim, lxxvii 17 .