catt

Cite this: eDIL s.v. catt or dil.ie/8392

Forms: cat, cat

n o, m (Lat. cattus) (a) cat : c.¤ ab eo quod est cattus , Corm. 10 . cat graece catos , O'Mulc. 211 . cat gl. murilegus, Ir. Gl. 499 . bla cat cuili, Laws iii 296.1 . cinmotha coin ┐ cata, i 46.24 Comm. c.¤ bec, LU 1705 . amal as dech téit c.¤ cróich `as a cat makes for cream(?)', Táin 1840 . Coirpri Cind cait .i. diarbo cenn ca[i]t .i. fuath . . . cait robhaí fora déa, Cóir Anm. 241 . srub chait . . . lasin Carpre (of same), IT iii 189.1 . a barr ḟeoir rossa / dar cossa cait, 93 § 140 . ro thinsat na cait (of preternatural cats), LU 8769 ( FB 57 ). cind chat forro (of Caitchinn), RC xxvi 138.4 . no gormadh . . . na conu ┐ na catu, Lism. L. 4081 . in c.¤ geal, LB 164 marg. inf. cuilén caitt kitten, ib. ionann dál do . . . ┐ don chat ris an luich (of devil and sinner), TSh. 2344 . In repertory of feats (of Cú Chulainn) cles caitt: corpchless ┐ cless caitt, LU 5970 (TBC). 8442 ( FB 30 ). In ogam: linnogam . . . C. (c) (river-name), Auraic. 5683 .

(b) vulva (?) ZCP xvi 278 : amal tēti bott tar c.¤ TBC2 2680 .

As n. pr. m. Scibor ┐ Ibor ┐ C.¤ , RC xi 452.150 . See Corp. Gen. Index.

Compds. With nouns: in catphiast mhor, Lism.L. 3802 = an cait-bhéist mór, BNnÉ 77 § 147 . ¤chenn. In n. pr.: Cairbre C., O'Rahilly, Early Ir. Hist. and Myth. 159 . risna Caitchennaib Cat-heads , RC xxvi 138.11 .