1 iris

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Forms: iris, hirsi, irsi, irsib

n ī, f. (1 aires, Ériu xix 112-13 ) n s. iris, Corm. Y 758. g s. na hirsi , IGT Decl. ex. 2016 . n p. irsi, Acall. 3160. d p. irsib, SG ii 484.17 .

a thong or strap (from which a shield, bag, etc. is suspended) : iris .i. ere-as .i. asin ere bīs sisi, Corm. Y 758. irsi a sciath imma mbraigdib, Acall. 3160. crot binn ... ┐ i.¤ findruine eisti, Cáin Ad. § 6. a sosceli for a druim cen iris ann etir (a miraculous occurence), Fél. 200.7 . cuiridhsi ... lán in maige itáidh do eirib cona n-irsib ar in gerránsa, SG ii 484.17 . in bail ... hi meabhai iris bhar tteighi liubhair, BNnÉ 16.23 . dorattsatt a cindu fo irsibh (fhirtsibh, v.l.) an charpait, co ro imchuirsett é (of harness), 326.5 . an cédgha a ccléith os a cinnsi | rédla sgéith na hirsi óir, IGT Decl. ex. 2016. iorsubhaisgeith (leg. iorsuibh a sgeith) `the handles of a buckler,' O'R. ? To this : co cuirthar cach i.¤ fair `every confidence is placed in him,' Atk. Gloss. (`every burden is put on him,' Plummer MS. Notes and Ériu xix 113 ), Laws i 106.11 Comm.