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réide

Cite this: eDIL s.v. réide or dil.ie/34943

Forms: reige

n [, f.] abstr. of réid.

(a) in lit. sense levelness, smoothness : reidhe, gl. planatio, Ir. Gl. 890 . Generally in concrete sense a level surface, plain : ar reidhe in muighi, CCath. 5765 . argairt . . . cáercha for medón réde, Hy. v 33 (: péne). Réde Loche, TBC-LL¹ 1560 . adreith richid [riched v.l.] réde `the plains of heaven', Fél. Prol. 120 (if riched be read, perh. g s. in sense b). múr réidhe Feidhlim of F.'s plain (i.e. Ireland), Keat. Poems 593 . Breadth, extent ? tri cubait a tacmaisi, leor a airdi 's a reidhi (of a tree), ZCP v 23.7 .

(b) fig. smoothness, tranquillity, mildness, urbanity : n s. a rrédi a rruthnigthi (of the heavenly city), RC iv 256 § 25 ( LU 2481 ). taithmet nóeb ṅ-óige | la soas fo réde `with science and smoothness' (= simplicity, clearness?) Fél. Ep. 132 . ferr reide [reige MS.] inā ro-gaos, ZCP vi 261.5 . réde fri doíni, Ériu i 193.3 . ascaid la rede, ZCP iii 449.11 . tucc sé da comharbaibh . . . geall reidhe a ccenn gach cille `the promise of prosperity to each church', BNnÉ 282.15 (rethghe, retha v.l.). denum redi do amrédib, RC xii 428 § 18 , §20 to reconcile differences (?) aiged . . . hui Ainmirech . . . cona reidi ┐ cona ruithin `tranquillity', MR 114.15 . má taoi ag gealladh réidhe ream `if you consent to agree with me', A. Ó Dálaigh xlix 13 . gé bheith lá gan réidhe riom `though He is wroth with me', Ir. Monthly 1929, 662 § 16 . féile agus réidhe gan righneas, Hackett xxxix 130 . faolchoin is fraochda . . . ar réidhe, ar aobhdhacht, Keat. Poems 586 .

In follg. ex. perh. plainness, simplicity : reim .i. . . . uaim dognither i reidhe cen comuaim tomuis dligthig, Auraic. 3588 . reidhe inde cach anma explanation , 4735 .