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taithbéim

Cite this: eDIL s.v. taithbéim or dil.ie/39872

 

Forms: táth-béim, tathbéim

n n, n. (to-aith-béim) return blow (one of Cú Chulainn's feats. Used both of sling-shot and sword-stroke). But according to Heldensage 418 the word is a compd. táth-béim `Klebe-schlag' : ataig t.¤ dia claidiub dóib, LU 3264 . co mbí da en déc diib. tria tháithbémend trá insin uli, 5176 . luth la fáebra foltchíp | tond fri talmain tadbéim, 8618 . táithbéim ┐ béim co fomus, 9293 . dobretha táthbéim dó sech barr-uachtar in sceith, TBC-LL¹ 1996 . dosléged tathbē[i]m forsna heonu `stunning shot,' Ériu i 114 § 2 . tathbéim ` side-stroke ,' iv 30.13 . ro cuadar ... for taithb[ém]endaib a cloidhem, CCath. 1996 . marbhais [na héanlaith] as a chranntabaill leis an gcleas dá ngairthí táithbhéim éan, Keat. ii 3486.