maccléirech

Cite this: eDIL s.v. maccléirech or dil.ie/31182
Last Revised: 2013

n o, m., a (young) cleric or clerical student, sometimes used of a youth in attendance on (or studying under) a cleric of repute . macclerech do muintir epscuip Eirc (=discipulus), Lat. Lives 86. maccléirech dim muintir-se, ol P. (=unus ex meis pueris), 11 . docoidh . . . an Colman sin i nditreibh . . . ┐ áen m.¤ lais, RC xxvi 372.11 . días macclérech robátar i commaid re legund, LL 278a37 . óes graid ┐ maccléirig [-cléirid MS.] indraice, Ériu i 220 § 16. do fir-macclerchib, Thes. ii 255.9 ( Stowe M. 65b ). dias easpog ┐ deichneabhar sagart ┐ dá mhaiccléireach dhéag, Keat. iii 386 ; arre bliadna pennaind do maccleirchib 'a year’s penance for clerics' Ériu xix 62 § 14 .