drochet

Cite this: eDIL s.v. drochet or dil.ie/18757
Last Revised: 2013

Forms: drochat, droget, drochte, drochti, droichtiu, droicheit, droichead, drochad

n o n. ZCP liii 208 . (2 droch + 1 sét) drochat, Sg. 46b4 . droget, Rawl. 157.52 (in n.loc.); somet. written droithc(h)-, droitc(h)-. ?n p. drochte, SR 476 , drochti, LL 239b1 . a p. droichtiu, 117b35 . droicheit, Lec. 286b40 . Later usually o, m. droichead drochad, IGT Decl. § 11 .

Bridge; causeway (over marsh, etc.): gl. pons, Sg. 46b4 . droichet .i. doroichet ónd ursae (ur, LB) co [a]raill ind usci nō na feithi they stretch from one bank of water or marsh to the other, Corm. Y 434 . drochet dérmár darsin glend, FA § 22 . d.¤ glainidi, RC ix 488 . droichet long ó indsib Gall co hErind a bridge of boats, RC xii 74 § 50 . droichett clochaelta a bridge of stone and mortar, AFM iii 618.5 . cáin drochit law relating to a causeway, Laws iv 210.28 = Ériu xvii 68 § 9 (see p. 82 and Bürgschaft p. 84 ). im ocbail droichitt, Laws i 124.7 . ag gabháil droichead (sic) do bhí roimhe ar abhainn, TSh. 9163 . oc drochut Cluana, AU 925 . ? lebinn glainidi glórdai | drochte dronai dergórdai, SR 476 = il-lebendaib glainedaib ┐ aurdrochtib dergōir, LB ( MacCarthy 40.28 ). radangnigit drochti lúith di lúthechaib airm imlúitis dar rennaib (of arrangement of battle-phalanxes encompassed by `airbeda druad'; `movable bridges?' Stokes), LL 239b1 ( TTr. 1675 ). tri primdrocait, CS 1116 . darónait leis drochait ┐ dochair (= tóchair), Cog. 140.2 . do drochtib ┐ toc[h]raib, RC xii 430 § 21 . droitced togbala a drawbridge , ZCP vi 284.19 . cesaigh-droichet wicker bridge, AFM iv 1126.2 . cliath-droichet hurdle-bridge , ii 1132.18 . clár-droichet wooden bridge , vi 1896.7 . cloch-droichet stone bridge , Laws ii 232.11 Comm. cloch-drochat, MacCongl. 123.22 . Fig.: d.¤ bethad bíd íssum, Hy. vi 4 . d.¤ úama (a metrical fault), IGT Introd. § 2 (2.26) , see Ériu ix 83 .

Freq. in place-names, see Hog. Onom.