2 ces

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n f. (ON kesja, Bidrag 62 , 94 . Lat. cista, Stokes, RC ix 490 . ā, f., Thurn. ZCP xxii 30 , with different etymol.). Form and inflection variable (freq. as k-stem).

(a) basket, hamper, pannier : i n-oinchis no i cissiu (sic leg. Gwynn, see Thes. i p. 725 ), gl. sporta, Thes. i 497.2 (Ardm.). tri cessa dec do dergór, SR 4300 . cess no da chess lána do braich, LL 39984 . i n-óenchiss (.i. i n-oenlestur), RC ix 490.13 . do thogbhail ceinnberti leis a cesaigh pannier, AU ii 548.14 . coro léiccset ar lár a chesach i farradh na fairrge, GJ iv 88b40 . ro tharraing in cesaigh, x. ar uachtar na cesach, 45 . dogebthea na cairr cona cessachaib ┐ a llan intib do lenbaib arna mbaduth, Ann. Conn. 1225.12 = na carranna co na cescandaibh `fishing-weirs . . . with their baskets', ALC i 278.22 = na cescanna, FM iii 226.1 . Fig. maille ré ceasaibh ┐ ré cliabhaibh crábhaidh, TSh. 4105 .

(b) Of wicker-work coracles (apparently an erroneous inference; see 3 ces, SGS xxii 87-94 ): ionann . . . ceasa is naomhóga, Keat. ii 2243 .

(c) bee-hive, skep : ceas beach `beehive', Dán Dé xxiv 18 . i ngait na cesach bech .i. diabladh in cleib, Laws i 170.19 Comm. for na leastraib uile .i. for na ceascaib, iv 178.24 Comm. cin bech .i. ceis isin caechad, da cis isin marbad `a hive is the fine for the blinding', iii 432.14 Comm. curab i in cis o[a] ndernad in fogail dech isin cinaidh, 438.9 Comm. ceithri cesa, iv 200. y Comm.

(d) causeway of hurdles : co reitfitis carpait . . . for in cessaigh comdluta ro fas . . . do clarud na long lanbristi, CCath. 2792 . So also: co ndernsat cesaig [.i.] (sic leg.?) droic[h]et fo a cosaib d'faltaibh in longphuirt, 5421 . 5178 .