toirt

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n f. (Originally tort, n.? cf. lamtort n-irgala, infra.).

(a) weight, mass; pile, heap : lamtort n-irgala `Armeswucht des Kampfes,' Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 22 § 2 . ro-thinól dīn-t.¤ tachtai | na línbroit, na hanartai, SR 5971 . co tuititis ina tortib tamnaigthib, CCath. 3597 . ina tortuib tamnai[g]thi ┐ ina mēidhib móilderga, Fianaig. 94.15 . tentide dar medón cuirp | talman tene na throm-thuirt, PRIA xvi 230 § 2. Of a fire: fogníd in cech throm-thuirt te | tene longphuirt is longse, Metr. Dinds. iii 332.23 . roscí rí Cuilt, in curaid, | ina thuirt 'sin trom-thulaig, iv 236.32 . t.¤ teinneadh treathanmhóire ar bhfadughadh, Oss. iii 76.2 .

(b) crowd: tuirt mor do maithib ... i na thimchell co dluith, Alex. 65.

(c) size, bulk: muicín na muc | nior mhór a t.¤ , Irish Texts i 25 § 3 . an trat is mor a solus as bec a t.¤ ar a fad uainn, Ir. Astr. Tr. 96.y . dar leat ni mō nā tort choncruinne luaithe do bhí aige, Feis Tighe Chonáin 990 . t.¤ an teagaisg Chríosduighe se, Donlevy iv 2 . thosuigh sé ag caitheadh leó gur mharbh sé tort cruaiche féir, GJ vii 107b44 .

(d) form, image: do bhrígh nach baoghlach ... go nadharfuid ... na Críosduighthe t.¤ no cosamhlacht aoinneithe `image,' Donlevy 58.17 .

(e) t.¤ (i) esteem, regard (for): nochan fuil t.¤ ann festa | acht gurub seng gasta a roba, BNnÉ 145 xii 7 . beg sníma isin saoghalsa | mór a th.¤ na thigerna, SG 18.19 .

? an óigi atú isin t.¤ (troid, v.l.) | ní móidi is dú ina (mo, v.l.) díboirt, IGT Decl. ex. 1192.

Compds. ¤buillech of heavy blows: ar claidbib tromma tortbullecha, TBC-LL¹ 3699 . cath Tlachtga ba tortbuillech, RC xxix 212 § 9 . doghabh a chlaidhemh trom tortbhuillech, 128 § 37. tarb-chodnach ... tortbuillech, MR 254.8 . ¤ḟlaith strong prince (?): maic Rechtada Rigderg tortflaith, Alban, Rawl. 148b13 . ¤gal heavy battle, tumultousness: tortgal ocus tuaith- t. belach na troch, MR 316.25 . á tortgail tindenais ocus a tuisleadaig tuaithbil, 318.3 . See turtgal. Tuirtrí s.v. tort.