pósaid

Cite this: eDIL s.v. pósaid or dil.ie/34485

v ā. (Romance loan-word < Lat. spons-are Pedersen Vgl. Gr. i 206 ; not found in earlier Mid.Ir.) marries, espouses : pósaid fer ben, PH 7789 . is í a ben gáeil fen phósas, 7790 . nír pósta h'athair ┐ do máthair re cheli, 2659 (pret. pass.). do phósas bean (= uxorem duxi), TSh. 7557 . an tí lér posadh bean, 7555 . rom possadh do reir in reachta I was espoused, Fl. Earls 116.14 . Of bestowing in marriage : do phós a inghean féin ris, Keat. ii 649 . gorub é a n-athair fen do pós re C. iad, BCC § 66 . Of the priest: ro chengail Pátraic iat ┐ ro phós, Acall. 7832 .

See pósad and pósta.