cos(s)ar

Cite this: eDIL s.v. cos(s)ar or dil.ie/12623

Forms: -air, cosraigib

vn. of con-sern. Us. -air. Perh. orig. ā, f. In later lang. k, f., see IGT Decl. § 185 , and cf. d p. cosraigib (plene), LL 32522 ( TTr. 1721 ). Lit. act of strewing (together). Glossing Lat. studium (see con-sern): cia cossir indersuigtho sainemil gl. cuius boni propositi studium? ZCP vii 484 ( Enchir. Aug. 82a ). Meaning uncertain in: dian forslaic angel Dé dil / a cosraib, a cumrigib slaughter, carnage(?) (see infra), SR 7400 . fail lais nói ṅgraid cossar chaid (:sosad) array(?), 639 (chev.). doeim fossad fot rea, / cona ceil cossar class fua `it hides the rows of scars beneath', Met. Dinds. iv 332.22 .

Freq. bed, couch : cosair .i. leabaidh, O'Cl. cossair ócríg .i. biim for comdergud fri ríg, LL 24443 ( RC xxvi 24 § 76 ). .vii. lathi . . . dam im' chossair cen chotlud, LL 376b41 . toilled . . . ann . . . lanamain a cosair (of head of Conall), ZCP i 105.18 . TTr.² 1002 = ZCP xxx 60.1002 . ? ni bia a chnám hi cossair chúan `in a dog's kennel', RC xx 52.14 .

Of slaughtered bodies, carnage, etc.: co farcaib cossair sessir impu, LU 6512 `layer', Táin 2318 . Cath S. . . . / . . . crúadach cossair i torchair M. `cruel slaughter', Arch. Hib. ii 60 § 40 . beti cuirp i cossair chairn, LL 33544 ( TFerbe 105 ). lán do chorpaib 'na cossair, Anecd. i 30 § 40 . re h-imad . . . na n-il-écht ina cósrachaib cruad-airlig, MR 240.8 . ós cind na cosrach corpuaisli, Caithr. Thoirdh. 69.9 . colla curad i cossair cro, CCath. 3158. 6092 . t'fhaigsin . . . id chosair chró (of Christ), DDána 30.20 . tussu it chossair chróligi, Táin 3494 . do chuir a cind is in cosair catha cedna `carnage of battle', MR 272.16 . as an chosair chatha sin, ML 136.29 .