2 boc

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 2 boc or dil.ie/6218

n (with voiceless -c) o, m. (cf. OE bucca and Études Celt. viii 405 ) b.¤ m., IGT Decl. § 67. he-goat: da b.¤ gl. .ii. hirci, Tur. 110c . is airi asberthe emisarius don buc stóridiu, 110e . muilt / beacaireacht . . . buide brenulcha buíc, IT iii 103 § 199. frisna buccu, YBL 196b50 . buicc ┐ tairb ┐ ocdaim, Fél.² clxxxvi 17 . ni hedpairt bocc no tarb, PH 2398. hi fuil na rethi ┐ na mbocc, Todd Lect. vi 21.9 . co tárfas di cend buicc isin cailiuch oifrinn (= hirci), Lat. Lives 84.16 . cúig buic = five he goats, Numbers vii 71. Of a kind of soldier: cenéle amus: salanaig buale ┐ buicc brodnai . . ., Triads 230 . dothaet i tech saltraid ḟort / amal cach ṁbocc fennide, LL 116 marg. sup.

Compd. ag boicleimeadh (fig. of evasive argument), Luc. Fid. 4182.