1 fúat

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Forms: fuad

n o,m. wood acc. to O'Rahilly, Sc.G.St. iii 67 , citing : f.¤ .i. clar no crann, O'Dav. 914 , but only recorded in the specialized meaning, a (wooden) stretcher, a bier (generally for carrying the dead) ; fuat .i. fuath e la cach no fo ad [leg. fo ed ?] na collae bis, Corm. Y 631 . fuat bes comard fri cris mna, O'Dav. 914 . fuadh .i. cróchar, O'Cl. f.¤ .i. árad, H 3.18, 70b2 = Lec. Gl. 412 . Cf. crand fedna .i. adbar in araidh .i. fuaith, Laws v 484.15 Comm. fer ... do thobairt for fúatt amal bid marb, Trip.² 2619 (220.23) . fer marb ... for fuat, BColm. 24.5 . tanic ... gosin fuat for a roib a mhac, Aen. 2705 (= feretro Virg. Aen. xi 149 ). scarthar an corp ris an bhfuad nó ris an gcróchar, gonadh de sin atá Áth Fuaid, Keat. ii 5416 . bretha ... ind óic athgoiti for fúataib immach ... co mbátar oca n-othor ... LU 1594 ( IT ii2 214 ). do ronsat fuaid ┐ crochair don lucht ro bai beoghónta, Cog. 210z . docunnaicc se ... Sir T. ar imchar acu a fuad litter ZCP vi 66.2 . cuitech fuatt (leg. fuait ?) BB 433a26 seems the portorium or money placed in the mouths of the dead as a fee to Charon the ferryman of Acheron.

As a contemptuous epithet (cf. similar use of `stick' in Hiberno-Engl.) : is mórán fuad do chuaig mar chéird leis ` wretch ' Five ... Political Poems 97.353 . Cf. ag fuaid ... ag óinmhid Cúirt na M. 218 . fuad `a silly flighty fellow ' P. O'C. See also Keat. Poems cited s.v. 1 fúait.

Compd. ¤árach a litter, stretcher: ro erail fúadarach fithe fionnchaolaigh do dhēnomh do M. ... dia iomchur, Hugh Roe 260.11 (f. 69a) .