rodb

Cite this: eDIL s.v. rodb or dil.ie/35413

Forms: rodhb

n o,m. rodhb, IGT Dec. § 67.9 . Some kind of sharp-edged tool or weapon, an axe (?); see ZCP xxii 35 : amail treagdas rodhb omna, TBC 3790 St. = fodb, LL. amail a treghdas rodhb omna, TBC p. 881 n. 1 . amhail threaghdas rób omna, ITS xxiv 52.14 . Cf. rodhb f. `a saw', O'R. Fig. a warrior ? ruidhbh arna ruachtad ┐ mná re gúrlámnad ┐ mílid arna mochledrad, Acall. 432 (`though saws were being plied', SG ii 111 ). roidb arna ro-guin, ib. 1700 n. , cf. 2890 n. (ruidb).