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cecht

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n = aiccecht: dognidh tri cechta gach láe la B., go tuccad gradha fair took three lessons from B., BNnÉ 16.11 v.l. (haicechta, text). Cf. cept.

Cécht

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in nn. pr. and n. loc.: Mac C.¤ , BDD² 257 etc. mac C.¤ maic Slaide Seched (: chrécht), Metr. Dinds. iii 128.8 . Mac Cecht .i. Tethor cecht a dea, LL 1175 . Mac Cecht .i. mac na cecht .i. na cumachta, BB 254a24 . Mac C.¤ , AFM i 24.2 (see note). Diancēcht .i. ainm do ṡuíd leigis Erend .i. dia na cēcht .i. na cumachta, Corm. Y 446 . See also Cóir Anm. 157 . Cf. Bretha Déin Ch., Ériu xx . dá maireadh Dian Céacht, Dánta Gr. 53.3 . fó mo matan do Maig Cecht , LU 3011 .

1 cécht

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n reconstructed as u-stem, Vendr., Études Celt. ii 132 . m., IGT Decl. § 95 .

(a) part of a plough, prob. plough- beam (transl. ploughshare unsupported by exx.): hi cecht gl. in burim, Sg. 127b1 . ingecht gl. burim, PCr. 51b2 . airem . . . / rotrom lais incecht (: técht), IT iii 83 § 68 . camm a cammpiclo .i. ō cecht arathair, O'Mulc. 205 . c.¤ na n-arathar, TTr.² 1488 . sía indás uarch.¤ arathair `ploughshare', Metr. Dinds. iv 138.80 . seisrech go gcecht ┐ go niarann narathair, BNnÉ 186 § 23 .

(b) Hence plough : ceachd `a plow', Eg. Gl. 184 . cuing ┐ cechta (pl. ?), Laws v 484.14 Comm. c.¤ ag (a, v.l.) lenmuin do leirg thúair, IGT Decl. ex. 511 . idh lúptha um cengal céchta, ex. 959 .

Compds. fa fhionnmhagh gcéichtmhín gC., DDána 92.10 . a bhláth céachtMhoighe C., 92.39 . a inis chéichtshlim Chriomhthainn. Measgra D. 50.48 .

2 cécht

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n expld. as power : `c.¤' gach cumhachta. Metr. Gl. 25.1 , 32.11 . cecht . . . nunc significat aratrum, nunc potentiam . Colgan cited O'Don. Suppl. s.v. ceacht . nam cecht cumhachta dicitur (etymol. of Dian C.), Cóir Anm. 157 . cecht .i. cumacht(ach)a, Stowe Gl. 294 (c.¤ , Gloss.). cecht .i. cumachta, Lec. Gl. 523 . Perh. also in: Brían . . . / docer . . . / ra ríg nAlman ba cruaid cecht (: ardēcht), LL 7098 .

Dían Cécht

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n.pr. m. of the physician of the Tuatha dé Danann: in slánicid . . . dian cecht , Thes. ii 249(Inc. Sg.) . Diancēcht .i. ainm do shuíd leigis Erend .i. dia na cēcht .i. na cumachta, Corm. Y 446 (see O'Rahilly, EIHM 472 - 3 etc.). is ass tuc Diancecht cach lus n-íce (i.e. Lusmag), Dinds. § 108 ( RC xvi 59 ). Dīen-cecht an liaigh, xii 58 . ba holc lia Dien-cecht an freapaid sin, 68 . bretha Dian-cecht o leigibh, IT iii 187 . do reir Diancecht cainbrethaig, 362.3 . bás hui Diancecht, MacCarthy 154 . Luch mac Ciein meic Diencecht, RC xii 74 . mac Déinchecht, LL 9a43 . mac Dein cecht , 10a48 . ingen Déinchecht, 10a33 . bretha Den-checht, Laws i 18.27 .