febtan

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n (cf. 1 feib?) life-time: g s. deiriud febtana Sin mic A. tarraid Sencha mac A. Sencha overtook (i.e. was living at) the end of the lifetime of Sen Laws i 36.26 ; see Plummer, Ériu viii 128 .

Cf. febtu.

febtu

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Forms: ḟebtad, feabta, febtaig

n d,m. (feb ?) apparently synon. with folud and used like it orig. to denote substance, essence and later (in Laws) property, wealth , hence social status. g s. inne ind ḟebtad nó ind ḟolaid (gl. substantiae qualitatem) Sg 28a1 (`the quality of the property or of the substance' Thes.). n s. sinnsear la fine, feabta la flaith, ecna la heclais `dignity with the chief' Laws iv 372.1 . feabhta la flaith ... .i. ... an tí as mo céledha ┐ cumhachta ... do chur isin fhlaithes, Geneal. Tracts i 30.12 . d s. (fodla febe) .i. na hii fodeligter ag neach fo febtaig doberaid feb tochusa do, Laws v 78y Comm. do srathnugad do foebtaig (leg. dō fo [ḟ]ebtaid ?) .i. fo uaisle- taid iii 20.25 Comm .

fec

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Forms: fecca, fecca

n ā,f. (?)

(a) a spade or similar tool used for digging: fec quasi pec quia pingit [leg. pungit] terram , Corm. Y 630 . f.¤ quia figitur terra (sic leg.) O'Mulc. 506 . fec .i. laige a spade O'Cl. feac, Eg. Gl. 353 . O'Curry mentions that in his time `feac' meant in Munster the spade-handle only, while in Meath and east Leinster it was used of the whole spade, ML 166 n . aendu[i]ne ic romhur ┐ f.¤ tentidhi ina laimh RC xiv 50.22 . a fidhbac ┐ a ḟeac ┐ a sluasat ZCP vi 271.24 . pl. fecca do thabairt ar na fedaib ML 164y (of spikes fixed horizontally to poles used in digging for the diggers to put their feet on).

(b) a tooth, tusk: feacc no fecc .i. fiacail, O'Cl. féc Pátraicc, Arch. Hib. iv 205.17 = fiacail LL 370b25 . cu feic (.i. ... corrici a fiacail) LL 208a12 ( IT i 162 ). [i]na feic .i. [i]na fiaccail ib. LL 208a 15 . Cf. fiacail .i. ... fecad (leg. fecca ?) na hóile iad, Corm. Y 613 s.v. fiacail.

feccad

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n m. (vn. of feccaid) bending: feacadh .i. filleadh, O'Cl. ac feccadh ┐ ac figi ind fedha, Cóir Anm. 39 . ubla ag fecadh na gcleth gcorr IGT, Decl. ex. 528 . a feacad goa ueolu to bend it (his arm) towards his mouth Aisl. Tund. 93.9 = an lamh ... d'filledh cuige 120 . níor mhúineas damh ... feacadh mo ghlúin, a Dhé, dhuid-se, TSh. 5994 (cit.). Fig.: mh'fheacadh gion gur fhéad do Mhac though Thy Son failed to bend (subdue) me Dán Dé ix 20 .

feccaid

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Forms: feacadh

v ā

(a) in physical sense bends, stoops , generally intrans. imperat. s. 3 d'ár flaith-ne ná feacadh fear let no man bow KMMisc. 248.19 . ro feacsat ... do Patraic bowed Acall. 3504 n . suaill ná feacdaois na feadha d'aidhble a measa FM i 90.8 . ra ḟec a ḟeoil re cnáim (i.e. shrank) Ir. Review 1912, 248 § 9 . (trans.) feacadh an soighdeóir a bhogha, Jerem. li 3 . feacfuighear an uile ghlún, Eochairsgiath 110.11 , do feactha glún gach Gaoidhil, Studies 1919, 258 . Fig.: go bhfeacann ┐ go bhfiarann toil an pheacthuigh ó bheith coimhshínte ré riaghail an reásúin, TSh. 3018 .

(b) with FOR, turns on i.e. against: ficfit fornd ... ┐ gébtaít ar tír frind LU 4634 . fecca[i]s Fergus for Ulta di āg mná .i. di āg Medba (i.e. deserted) ZCP viii 305.20 .

(c) followed by FOR or OC, sets about, begins: feccais for cúi ┐ mairctenaich... feccais for figill, Ériu ii 222x = Mon. Tall. § 67 . fecais ... for qúi ┐ torrsi oca faicsin sin § 61 . fecsit for coí LU 1773 . sea- fainn golltraidhe dho go bfeic for ghol, Ériu xiii 26.31 . fecaidsem beous for a ngrinigud begins once more to scan them Ériu ii 24.1 . feccaid for a frithigid sets about attending to him LL 286b31 . ro fhecc fora guide began to solicit her RC viii 154.6 . feacaidh for aithrighi, Fl. Earls 228.16 . fecis Ailill oc cóí LU 10766 . fecid in ben ocá cháiniud 4356 fecais ann sin ic irnaide Aililla set herself to wait for A. IT i 126.10 . feccaid in ben ... ic cói RC xiii 377.9 . feccait na gille for daescaire fris, occa caopadh BNnÉ 303 § 12 .

(d) resolves: feicis gin codladh gin tomailt co madain, Ériu viii 186.12 (fecais ZCP viii 102 ). Cf. fecit fon samailsin cusarnabárach LU 8764 ( FB 57 ).

fec(c)aidecht

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n ā,f. Moecca dictus est .i. ara feacaidecht, Fél. 48.30 . in ecaidecht-sa ib. 31 (= feccaidecht, LB Fél. xxxvii ); ` back-sliding ' Stokes, a meaning hardly suited to the context; flexibility, compliancy (?).

féc(c)id

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v looks at, beholds: fecced óen uaib cid dotháet let one of you look and see LU 10197 (= Comp. Con. C. p. 24 ). nír fec in ingin iar sin never looked at the girl IT i 121.12 .

See do-écci and fégaid.

féchad

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x see fégad.

féchadóir

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Forms: fécha- dóir, féuchadóirígh

n i,m. a beholder, surveyor; seer, diviner: fécha- dóir 1 Sam. ix 9 , pl. na féuchadóirígh , Isa. xxix 10 .

? fechaid

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Forms: fechait

v 3 pl. pres. fechait oblaind .i. fichfitir co maith na hí oidba as alaind la nech, Rawl. 110a47 = RC xxvi 34 `fruit-trees flourish (?)' ( LL 188a27 ), cf. RC xxvi n. p. 58 . The word oblaind is glossed in LL: .i. ablanna ┐ corp Crist (i.e. sacramental wafers), but in the margin by: abla ubla.

féchaid

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x see fégaid.