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garbe

Cite this: eDIL s.v. garbe or dil.ie/25390

n (garb) , f. roughness (in physical and moral sense), asperity, fierceness: is e trumma ┐ garbi in ingreime-sin, PH 562 . o garbi co cendsa, 3576 . gairbi etir na brāthrib, ACL iii 240 § 4 . gairbe gránáig `the fierceness of the horrid fight,' Metr. Dinds. ii 46.24 . cen gairbe cen gol, iii 332.33 . gan gruig gan gairbe frim, Laud 610, f. 6c . míne i n-aghaidh gharbha, Dánfhocail 230 . do fhás gairbhe san ngaoíth, AFM v 1582.9 . tré ghairbhe fhionnfaidh an mheannáin, TSh. 8956 . re gairbhe na teangadh, 23 K 42, 153.5 . gairbhe an ghotha hoarseness , 35.21 . ? Used of the shuddering caused by dread (cf. garbaid) : Rongab gairbe risin scél, | rotheich ... `fierceness seized him at the tale : he fled ...,' Metr. Dinds. iii 396.13 . ba snim lasin righ ... a graindecht ┐ a gairbi (printed 'agairbi), Aen. 1508.