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basgaire

Cite this: eDIL s.v. basgaire or dil.ie/5471
Last Revised: 2019

 

Forms: boscaire

n also boscaire (bas + -gaire as in vnn. of compds. of 3 gairid) clapping of hands (in grief), lamenting: b.¤ . . . frisin comort dosúat na mná o lamaibh, no in comortugud doberat ar a lamaib gl. lamcomairt `handclapping', O'Dav. 1193. bron ┐ b.¤ , LU 2409. dobeir in banchuire gair guil ┐ golgaire ┐ bosschaire, LL 13843. dogníd gol ┐ bascaire amal máthair baid oc cained a henmeic `he . . . would cry and beat his hands together', Three Hom. 122.24 . o atchuala . . . na gaire tromma ┐ in b.¤ , PH 395. golgaire ┐ b.¤ lochta na catrach, LB 154b31 . gubha ┐ toirrsi ┐ basguire ` lamentation ', Stair Erc. 836. an bascaire eolcair (= ejulatus), Smaointe B. Chr. 3717. beating of horses' hooves : caulgairi na carpat, basgaire na n-each 'the creaking of chariots, the hoof-beats of the horses', TBC-I² 3576 = boscairi, TBC(C) 2700 . núallgrith na roth ┐ baschaire na n-ech ┐ culgaire na carpat, TBC-LL² 4216 . basccuire na n-each, culghaire na ccarbad, sgreadghaire na sgíath, Acall. (Leabh. ó Laimhsgr.) i 198.12 .