fochlocan

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Forms: fochlocon, -án, -ain

n perhaps originally fochlocon, gen. of foch- loc (-lucc), and the form in -án a later development. Cf. the d s. -ain below.

I = fochloc: fochlocon .i. nomen graid filead, Thr. Ir. Gl. 20 = fochloc, Corm. Y 587 . lógh n-enech fochlagan, ┐ boaireach, Ériu xiii 33.4 . aen set gabla diri fochlaccain, Laws v 58.16 . in fochlacan filead, samaisc a eneclann ┐ samaisc a logidheacht a aisdi, ib. 26 Comm . dís dano dāmh fochlacáin for tuaith, Corm. Y 587 . in da [ = ina ?] daim do fochlocain (: sin), Auraic. 2252 . ō ollomain co fochlogain (: focail) ZCP ix 172.10 . samaisc [sic leg.] don [ḟ]ochlogain (: cain) ib. 7 . díana fochlocán (foclacan B) IT iii 31.15 . Cf. fior ḟochlagán, Ériu xiii 22.28 .

II A young boy, a schoolboy: ar na bhreith do bhí an macámh | ag fás mar gach bhfochlacán, GF, DDána 37 § 7 .