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foslongphort

Cite this: eDIL s.v. foslongphort or dil.ie/24100

Forms: f., foslongpuirt

n o, m. (1 foss and longphort) a camp, an encampment ; a siege: dunadh .i. ... faslongport, O'Dav. 657 . rogab fossad ┐ foslongport, Cog. 48.5 . lucht fuirigh ┐ foslongphuirt , CCath. 4537 . co facaidh se sluaigh ... a foslongpurt, ZCP vi 59.1 . as an bhf.¤ , Numbers x 34 . docuir [Titus] foslongport a timchill Ierusalem laid siege to Maund. 78 . go ndearnadar f.¤ tri mbliadhan 'na timcheall blockaded it for three years Keat. iii 2262 . quasi-vn. : do rinne B. sluagh bhfear Mumhan d'f.¤ ar Gallaibh quartered ... on the foreigners Ériu i 83 § 24 . pl. nir bhó fada ó raile foslongpuirt na n-iarladh an oidhchesin, AFM v 1570 .