1 gat

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n o, m. IGT Decl. § 73 . a withe, an osier, also a halter or fastening made of withes or osiers : gat salach an osier withe, Laws i 174.10 Comm. gat im indeoin (as a means of distraint), ii 118.22 Comm. má se a ghat romaidh `if it be its tie that has given way,' iii 176.14 . is gat fás flaith cen giallu `a prince without hostages is a withered rod,' PRIA iii 544 § 18 ( LL 146b36 ). berid gatt eter cach ndís úaib, LU 5352 = gad, TBC-I¹ 876 . méit mulaig for gut `the size of a cheese on a withe,' LU 6953 ( BDD 38 ). cuiris an prioir gad thairis amail crios, BNnÉ 297 § 36 . is gat im ganem (of an impossible or very difficult undertaking), TBC-LL¹ 4057 . Cf. MacCongl. 71.26 . LL 225b37 ( TTr. 629 ). Cog. 162.23 . is iris ghoid um ghaineamh, IGT Decl. ex. 1565 . an tan do shaoil [Amán] an fhortúin do bheith ar ghad aige under his control, Mac Aingil 80.8 . g s. atnaig a cend i ruth gait in the noose of a withe, Metr. Dinds. iii 252.127 . pl. i ṅ-gataib ... tucsat ... a n-alma ... tarsi, ┐ leicset ... a n-gait ... lasin ṅ-glais (etymology of the name Gatlach), TBC-LL¹ 1598 - 1600 . Glend nGat (n. l.), LU 5353 . no tesccadh ... snadmann na ngad ┐ na ngoistedh, CCath. 3980 . do bhris seision na gaid mar do brisfeadh snáithe barruigh, Judges xvi 9.

Compd. ¤béimnech : a ḟolt gobann gatbēimnig, Bruchst. § 81 . See also gatṡním.