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deorad

Cite this: eDIL s.v. deorad or dil.ie/15524
Last Revised: 2013

Forms: deoraid, deora, deóraid, deóra, deorad, deoru, Deoraith, Deoruidh, Deoraidh, Deorad

n o.m. (* de-fo-rath, Wortk. 175 ). Also deoraid i, m., later also deora t, m. g s. deóraid, LU 5137 (TBC). deoradha, Laws i 70.21 . n s. deóra (: teóra), IGT Decl. ex. 792 . See §§ 11 , 21 . outsider, outcast; person whose protection and rights have been restricted/forfeited. opp. to aurrae ZCP xxxiii 87-92 , GEIL 5 . native freeman: deorad advena, Ir. Gl. 303 . deoruidh .i. daorrath, O'D. 99 ( H 3.17 83 ). deoraidh .i. easurra, O'Cl. cid dogni deoraid do urrad what makes a stranger of (i.e. deprives of citizen rights) a freeman? Laws iii 380.25 . urraid essem ┐ deoraid a mac, Ériu i 126.12 . a n-ingnais a buil do deoradaib acu `apart from what they have of immigrants', MacNeill, Pop. Groups § 155 ( PRIA xxix 106 ) ( Lec. 460 ). In various legal phrases: deoraid coid ┐ cercaille, O'D. 968 ( H 3.17 679b ) = O'Curry 2533 ( Eg. 88, 44 (45)b ). deorada urradais, O'D. 966 ( H 3.17 679a ) = deoraid urraid, O'Curry 356 ( H 3.18 197a ). deoraidh frecair, Laws iii 380.z of a man for whom his `fine' have renounced responsibility, see Ir. Recht 74 and s.v. frecor.

In general outlaw, exile, stranger, wanderer: suidigestar Adomnan deorad etarru A. set a stranger among them (as abbot), Mon. Tall. 85 (162.13) . bamsa deorad dar crích n-Ulad fri bliadain, RC xiv 412.1 . don deóra (: feóla) dagḟir to the noble stranger, Metr. Dinds. iii 162.12 . do bhádhas im dheóraidh (= hospes eram), TSh. 7153 . Often with notion of indigence, need, defencelessness implied (cf. meaning pilgrim below): dín cech deoraid, LL 182b2 . post congmhala dámh ┐ deóradh of the learned and the destitute, AFM vi 1908.7 . bud aurchur deoraid sin ┐ ní ba hicht urraid, TBC-LL¹ 1288 . lám deóraid, LU 5137 (TBC); 'it will be the imposition of the status of deorad and not the protection (icht) of the status of aurrad on him' ZCP xxxiii 91 . Esp. alien, foreign mercenary: ? in duine ro tairgestar na deorada leis . . . re denam foghla, O'D. 1621 ( H 5.15 15a ). m'amais ┐ mo deoraid, MR 204.17 . go dtiubhradh tuilleadh deoradh leis (of the Anglo-Normans), Keat. iii 5292 . Cf. O'Cl. : deoraidh .i. trén no láidir. Also: ō deoraid .i. ōn gilla servant , Fing. R. 871 . A pilgrim , esp. in phr. d.¤ Dé, Laws i 78.21 . v 252.9 ( deoraid, iv 228.6 . deoru, v 118.11 ). He can act as a `naidm' where a contract is sworn by saints or gospels , see Bürgschaft 59 . ionadh deoradh do ghabhail a pilgrim's stead, RC xxv 388.7 . bendachtu for deoradu Imblechu, MacCongl. 55.13 . do deoradaib craibdechaib, Reeves Ad. 367.1 . As n.pr. m. Deoraith, Mart. Don. Jan. 13 . g s. mac Deoruidh , Hy Fiach. 34.5 . mac Deoraidh , BB 112a47 . mac Deorad , 195c32 . o Deóraid, Hib. Min. 70.7 . As name of St. Munn's Crozier Celtic placenames of Scotl. 264-65 , Peritia xv 374 . Also beyond legal process, privileged (= nemed) EIF 172 n. 91 .

Compd. ¤breth: ní foim diubairt d., Tec. Corm. 56.16 (quoted by O'Mulc. 341 , where the word is imperfect but is glossed .i. comtrom). Cf. deorata.