cín

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n f. (Lat. quinio, Thurn. Gramm. 571 ) booklet, book (perh. smaller than lebor): cīn memraim a quinque, ar it cōic tūaga ata tēchta do bith innti, Corm. Y 230 = O'Mulc. 228 (stuaga). seang thost ōs cut a cīn glossed os cend a leabhair (: sīn), ZCP v 483.14 (B. na f.). nī uindim aon-nin am chīn, glossed: nī faicim aonlitir am lebhar, 488 § 4 (B. na f.). taēb re lēgenn cretrai is chīn (: rīgh), Measgra Uí Chl. 147 § 11 ( Arch. iii 306 ). tabraid dún cīna memruimm `sheets of parchment', PH 3773 . Of individual books: is amhlaidh innister isin Cin Ollaman, Auraic. 1204 ( 4316 ). For lost C.¤ Dromma Snechta see Thurn. Heldensage 15 - 18 , Murphy, Ériu xvi 145 - 51 . incipiatur nunc Cin Droma Snechtai, Helden- sage 17 (from Eg. 88 ). ni fil isin Cin Droma sin, Hib. Min. 47.8 . amhail adeir Cin Droma Sneachta, Keat. i 190.15 . Note also: slicht na cíni (of C.¤ Dromma Snechta), LU 8025 (= slicht Libair Dromma Snechta, 8005 ). Of books or sections of books containing legal material: cini ┐ cethirsleachta, O'C. 323 ( H. 3. 18, 178 ) = Laws v 98.29 . ordug[ud] . . . cana ┐ cine ┐ ceitherslechta (subjects that a judge must know), O'D. 924 (H.3.17. 656). na haiscaide filit isin chin, Laws ii 380.5 Comm. On c.¤ lae diary . see Éigse ix 81 and cf. Cín Lae Ó Meall.