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-dos-

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Forms: -dus-

(also -das-, -dus-) used in Mid.Ir. to replace O.Ir. ¤sn- and ¤da-, as inf. pron. 3 s. f. and 3 pl.; in later Mid.Ir. esp. common after ro-.

(a) As 3 s. f.: fordosreiblengadar trí meic Símóin, SG ii 466 = for-da-roeblengatar, Dinds. 110 . for-dos-lamnad, ib. Tinoilteach a hainm la Gaedel rodostoba who cut it out, BB 17b17 . Possibly also SR 5158 : ind eclas nóeb cona airc | rodosuidigthe i n-oenailt (leg. re-dos-s?).

(b) More usually as 3 pl. In rel. constr.: in rí dodosrosat who created them, SR 564 , 676 . na huili anmanna . . . dodos-rosat mo nóebrí, 1110 . rogab cóic clocha . . . dodosrat . . . inna théig, 5867 . is tṡenchus ardospeitted, Metr. Dinds. iii 104 . mairg cach roda ortsom (rodos ortsom, v.l.) who has killed them, Fél. Prol. 57 . na daine nodosfotraic inti, Todd Nenn. 200 . After co n-: condossaersat . . . Diborra ┐ Barác, SR 5295 ; cf. conos-tarraid (= condos-?) tarimthecht, 864 . issed no-dos-sása, Ériu ii 128 .

In non-rel. constr.: rodos-dairsatar, SR 3665 . rodosterbaiset, 4653 . rodosn-airg Dia, 5415 . rodospianta, 5418 . rodos-slechtsat (reflex.), 5491 . rodos dedaig, 6550 . Cf. also 3637 and 6549 , where we should read rodo[s]smachtaigset and rodo[s]-selaig. See -das-, -dus-.

dós

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x see doüs.

1 dos

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Last Revised: 2019

 

Forms: dus, dus, dus, duss, duis, dois, dusu, doss, dos

n u, o, m. ? n s. dus (: Oengus), Metr. Dinds. iii 390.17 . d s. dus, Ériu lxv 128 . dus, TBC-I¹ 2665 = duss, TBC-LL¹ 3460 . g s. duis, dois. a p. dusu, TBC-I¹ 3601 . g p. doss, Thes. ii 290.10 . IGT Decl. § 67 . ? dosae, Ériu xxxix 136 . Bushy tree (poetic word): dos a tall tree with a thick branching head, hence a tall man . . . also . . . a bush, bramble or thicket , P. O'C.

(a) In lit. sense of a tree: airdem dosaiph dair highest of trees is the oak, Auraic. 4275 = ardam dossaibh, 5548 . dairib doss, LL 52b41 . is decmaic mes do beith ar d.¤ mana fuil frēmh aigi, Laws iv 382 Comm. co cualatar in ceol isin dus ibair, SG 311 . d.¤ na righ (one of the three chief trees of Ireland), ZCP v 21 . fir is mna míne fo doss | cen peccad, cen immorboss, Imr. Brain § 41 . ní ba lia (sic leg.) duilli for d.¤ , SG 364 . de dindgnaib doss, Thes. ii 290 (poem).

Copse, thicket: dligid a doss, a derb-chaill, Metr. Dinds. ii 58 . do-s-neim d.¤ dlúit[h] dairpri rúaidh ( foliage ?), Fianaig. 14 . inmain d.¤ ainglech idhan, | Ros nDairbrech na noeibh-ibur, Lism. L. 4726 . rohoileadh . . . illeptaib feoir ┐ fidnemid ┐ ua dosaib diamraib digaindi darach, TTebe 512 . ar cur agh a huardhosaibh hunting the deer out of cool thickets, Ó Bruad. iii 52 . In n.loc. Cnoc an Dois, CF 263 .

(b) Transf. protector, one who gives shelter or defence, champion, superior (common in poetry and rhetorical prose): nítfia luag . . . nidat doss ós duss (Fer Diad to Cú Ch.), TBC-LL¹ 3460 = TBC-I¹ 2665 . Dauid, ciarbo deoda doss, SR 6799 . roslecht[sat] dia [n]dúis, dia [n]doss their lord, 3467 . doss frēmunn ḟírinne (of Colum Cille), ACL iii 218 = Rawl. 107b3 . doss fína fíal forglidi, RC xx 146 . dom' d.¤ donnbhailc deghdaire, LL 385b13 . is he dighlas in dus garg, Fen. 68 . ré secht mbliadan déc don d.¤ , LL 127b14 ( MacCarthy 156 ). trí bliadna fa dó don dus, do mac Colmáin, Arch. Hib. ii 83 ( LL 184b45 ). in doss dítnes dronga Domnand, LL 45a31 . testa úadib a ndegthóisech engnama . . . ┐ d.¤ a ndíten, TTr.² 1208 . Hence doss díten tree of shelter (common epithet of a hero): rapo doss díten . . . leo Conall, CRR § 36 , LL 228b14 (of Hector). ina d.¤ dítin deghlāech, Fianaig. 86 . dā laech . . . dā d.¤ didin, Cog. 56 . ón d.¤ dídin (of Aodh Ua Néill), Hugh Roe 284 . robtar dois didin . . . doibh, 316 . Maelduin in doss díten, Gorm. June 10 . d.¤ ditin (of Mochuta), SG 35 . a dhuis díona in degshlóig, 265 . Exceptionally in abstr. sense: doem d.¤ ditin ar nimtenchus don fhiligh `protection is afforded for the dignity of the poet', Laws i 62 Comm. In compd. with adj. or subst.: Rumel rigd.¤ , SR 796 . rig rodelb Pardos . . . is he ar n-armd.¤ airgdidi, 1300 . is mé Oengus céle Dé | coemd.¤ glē clēre, 8010 . co torchair in caemd.¤ cáin, LL 127b38 ( MacCarthy 156 ). docer coemdoss Cindmara, 128b39 . ria cuanaib na caemdoss, 140b28 . trilis chuanna na caemd.¤ , Metr. Dinds. iii 424 .

In chevilles: Dia dom chomét diplib d.¤ , LL 297a12 (wrongly written d'iplib, SG 364 ) = dib lib d.¤ , Lec. 699a46 . imroéfet fri bérla | ó Róim dítnib doss, LL 119a18 ( PRIA xix 532 ).

In other senses: Hiruad . . . robean aingel Dē da deoin, | dorigne doss cruime de a mass (?) of worms (of Herod, cf. Acts xii 23 ), YBL 138b51 . aradhna . . . go sgoth-dhossaibh for a gcennoip ` tassels ', Fl. Earls 252 .

Compds. ¤aball: confacaid d. díonmór fó bláth a leafy apple-tree , SG 351 . ¤barrach: coillti dlúithi dosbarracha ` bush-topped ', CF 820 . ¤bile: dosbhile buadha ar lár an oilein a luxuriant tree, KMMisc. 322 . ba samhalta re doisbhile mor os fhiodhbaidh, ZCP x 279 . Transf. of a hero: adbath craeb dosbili móir | Aengus Molbtach Mac Nadfraich, RC xvii 120 (Tig.), cf. AFM 489 (dosbhile n-óir). Of a thick head of hair: méit[ithir] cliab búana in dosbili find forórda fil fair, BDD § 97 . dosbili mór fair, FB § 91 . ¤ḟotae: eocrand . . . duillech doss-fota, IT iii 42.14 = dosḟada, 16 ; dosada, 13.7 . ¤galach: dorar ardidlach | eslabar d., LL 5295 ( IT iii 33 , dossg., BB). ¤glan: Tuaim nDoss-glain, Metr. Dinds. iii 312 . ¤lebar: do bhí in lomán. . . gégach duilleach doisleabar tall and bushy, Ériu iv 116 . ¤lethan: bile díghainn doislethan leafy and spreading, SG 68 . fo dhoiredhuib dosleathna, Fianaig. 52 . ¤linn: for dolinntib na habann ` bushy pools ', RC xxiii 410 . ¤mag: ar choill | na ndosmhagh uaine aloinn wooded (bushy?) plains , 3 C 13, 720.10 . ¤mailgech bushy-browed , FB § 37 . ¤mór: croind duillecha dosmhóra, BCC § 355 d . coillte díona dosmhóra duillebair, SG 266 . See dosmar.

2 dos

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Forms: duissi

n o, m. (g s. duissi, IT iii 31 ). poet of the third year or fifth grade ; his specific composition was the `laíd', the reward for which was a milch cow; he was allowed a retinue of four. See Thurn., IT iii 114 , 116 . secht ngraid filed imorro, foclucc, (mac fuirmid, doss, etc., Laws v 26 . co ndān duis, 92 Comm. d.¤ nomen grāidh ḟiled .i. ar a chosmailius fri d.¤ .i. in d.¤ didiu isin bliadain tānaisi in fochlac .i. it ceitheora duillne fair, cethrar dano dám in dois for tuaith, Corm. Y 423 . Cf. Laws iv 358.z . doss .i. fili quasi dūass .i. tinscra, Corm. Y 459 . d.¤ .i. dāi uais .i. duine uasal nó d.¤ fo chosmaileas in dosan treuillich bis isin choill; amail ditnea-side in chos bīs fae ar ḟuacht ┐ ar theas, is amlaid-sin didnea-som dān na dēsi remi ┐ a dān bodein in treas, Lec. 340a11 . d.¤ ac ata dagh-imat ngraid, O'Dav. 624 . do láidib duis, IT iii 66 . insce duis denam lánchor láide, O'Mulc. 537 . ceathrur do dus a retinue of four for the ` dos ', Auraic. 2243 .

3 dos

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n froth, foam, scum: d.¤ .i. cubar, Stowe Gl. 119 . dos cubair a frothy head, P. O'C. Same word as 1 dos ?