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fedan

Cite this: eDIL s.v. fedan or dil.ie/21430

Forms: fedan, fednae, feadhan, fedhain, fedhna, fedna

n ā, f. (vn. of feidid). n s. fedan , Wb. 16a16 . g s. inna fednae (gl. invectionis) Ml. 76a9 . feadhan, fedhain f. (g s. n p. fedhna) IGT, Decl. § 10 , § 37 .

I (Orig. a yoke?), the act of carrying or conveying; carriage, esp. the labour of animals in harness: na bad inunn f.¤ i mbeith (gl. nolite iugum ducere cum infidelibus) Wb. 16a16 . fiad a foedere ōn accomal, unde fedan dicitur , O'Mulc. 501 . gl. invectio Ml. 76a9 . crand fedna collna (.i. adbar in araidh) wood for carrying a corpse (i.e. for a bier) Laws v 482.27 . āin dam fri fedhain techta `driving oxen to lawful service' 136.6 , with gl. dochom a fedhma dlighthi[gh] budein .i. a n-oibre (quoted by O'Dav. 957 ). arathar cona fedhain techta `a plough with its proper appliances' (? team of oxen) Laws 32.6 . arad cacha fedna `materials for each carriage' 482.26 (with gl. .i. cuing ┐ cechta, 484.14 ). Yoke: eich no daim na daimet firiu na fedna foraib which do not suffer themselves to be ridden or yoked 250.5 .

II A band, company (of persons united by some common duty or other tie): an ḟedan eili ní fuighi | menadh sgeine ag duine díb, IGT, Decl. ex. 328 . le fedhain aingel, BNnÉ 242.31 . os feghain over a band LL 394.36 . dia bhḟaghat nech dhibh a n-uathad o a fhedhain apart from his company (of a travelling-party) Marco P. 20 . ba ferr gach fedha[i]n an cuire better than any band Leb. Gab.(i) i 238.9 . Cond cona fedhain bhicc mhóir (as aire atbeirthi fedhan bhecc mor fri fedhain Chuinn ar ba gnaithbhés dó suidhe gan tecclamadh slóigh lánmóir), AFM iv 1218.24 . lorcc na fedhna 758.7 . forgla na feadhna fíréanda sin (the Irish saints), TSh. 2274 . pl. fedna fiach raven-bands LU 9982 = PRIA iii 538 . mairc righ nar an re a fhedhain [sic leg.] | re ndol a ndebaid who waited not for his troops Celt. Rev. iv 212.35 . Of a sept or tribe: Cland Fiachra ... fegan builid, Hy Fiach. 182.2 . síol gColla ina dtrí dtrenaib, | rí orra ar gach aonfedain, O'Gr. Cat. 408.13 = TD 9.41 . cend fedna head of a troop, commander: mór gceann ... feadhna TD 42.5 . caiptín nó ceann feadhna, TSh. 1068 . ceannfuirt, cinn fedhna `chief men' Kirk. (= Eg. Gl. 497 ). cennas fedna leadership; generalship: am far thionnsgain Maoise ceannas feadhna do dhéanamh ar Chlannaibh Israel san Éigipt, Keat. i p. 232.22 . sluaiccheadh cendais fidhna AFM v 1722.16 . go raibhe a athair ... i gceannas feadhna laochraidhe Éireann roimhe (of Fionn mac Cumhaill), Keat. ii 5149 . See 1 cennas.

Used loosely in sense a number, a part, some (cf. foirenn): ni roibe iarum fis ... ag fedain dhibh some of them did not know AU iii 138 .

fedán

Cite this: eDIL s.v. fedán or dil.ie/21431

x see fetán.