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tairsech ?

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Forms: tairrsighe, tairsightibh, Tairsicch

n Orig. o, n. n p. tairrsighe, IGT Decl. ex. 1413 . d p. tairsightibh, TBC-LL¹ 5606 - 7 (cf. Thurn. Hdb. § 279.2 . IGT Decl. § 55 ). Later o, m. and ā, f., IGT Decl. § 11 (54.24) . § 12 (61.6) .

(a) threshold of a door : t.¤ .i. tairis astech tiagair, Corm. Y 1246 . hoc limen. t.¤ , Ir. Gl. 1000 . adba ná ba t.¤ tur `whose threshold is not dry,' Metr. Dinds. iii 376.16 . a fordorus d'fionndruinne | is a tairrseach d'uma, SG 245.1 . tara tairrsiuch an tighi, Lism. L. 1200 . coemda tairsig fri dorus tighe .i. nó i lepaid a farrad tairsigi, O'Dav. 420. iter in [dí] ursainn tis fon tairsich, 919 .

(b) entrance, edge, boundary of cities, countries, etc. : ar tairsig na Teibe, TTebe 4086 . scerdait a óicc fria t.¤ (of Kells), Lism. L. 306.10 . tairrsech darsa fuineann grían ... tarsech darsa turcbháill pardhus Ádhaim, Ériu iv 140.16 . ní bhía gan tairrsigh an tír, IGT Decl. ex. 505 . ar tairsigh Ifeirnn, DDána 37.38 . ar t.¤ Cuinn border , ML² 1116 . In n. loc. : Caislen Droma Tairsicch. AFM iii 328.z .

(c) Transferred meanings : os cinn tairrsigi na fuinneoigi window-sill , RC xix 128 n. 5 . bui-siumh ... ina boithiniu. Tairrsich bec uasa cind. Atcumaing a cenn imon tairrsiuch cu mba marbh lintel (fordorus, v.l.), Lism. L. xi 24 . ro meabaidh an ramh ... co ttorchair Ir an táirsech tar a ais ` thwart ,' Leb. Gab.(i) 250.3 . Metaph. : a leac thairsigh na troda (of a chief), DDána 92.45 . tairseach cogaidh chlann Míleadh, 75.15 . ag léim thairsigh an tochuir `charging the battle front,' Aithd. D. 21.32 .

? Maolfinne mac Mugroin mir | aicme Maoilfinne on tairsigh, LL 394.45 .