fechine

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féchsain

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n f. (late vn. fr. fég- féch- `behold') gazing at, beholding: rogabh ic fechsin na Rómha uadha, CCath. 1492 (descain, decsain v.l.). tic cach dia ḟechsain ZCP viii 560.34 . ar ḟéagsain (ḟéchsoin v.l.) on consideration TD 21.9 . g s. nimh th'ḟéachsana the venom of thy glance Dánta Gr.² 61.19 .

See fégsain, déchsain.

féchsanach

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adj o-ā beholding, watchful: bīd co f.¤ muighi keep a look-out on the plain Acall. 600 . beith ... fechsanach eglach circumspect Instructio 201.11 .

fecht

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Forms: fecht, fectae, fechta, fecta, fecht, infectso, ind[ḟ]ectsa, indectso, fod- echtsa, fhecht

n ā, f. later also m., sometimes n. (? 1 fichid Bretha 60 ): n s m. in fecht (Ib) CRR 15 ( LL 173b ). g s f. na fectae Wb 33a20 (Ia). m. or n. ind fechta SR 6447 .

I A course, journey, expedition , usually one in which a number of persons participate and often of a hostile enter- prise.

(a) In general sense: feacht .i. turas, O'Cl. fecht a uecho (= veho ?), O'Mulc. 505 . hore rombu thoissech na fectae (of Moses leading the Israelites) Wb 33a20 . dorala drem do Bretnaib Sratha C. for f.¤ dochum a mbráthar .i. co Bretnu Armuirc Letha, Trip. 16.8 . luid Srú sair for f.¤ dochum na Scithia LL 130b45 . is baeth do ḟeacht | isin maigin i ta do ḟert TBC² 1565 . dochúaid feacht buadha ... | suas go tech an Duilemhan BNnÉ 287.1 . eser ní re ndol ar f. ¤ ZCP vii 269.21 ; 'you shall eat something before going on a journey', ZCP xxix 104 . ros-biadh mor do scelaib atfesedh for a f.¤ (the sun) would have many tales to tell on its course Ériu ii 126.1 . roslín mertain ... dia fechtaib o tir diles SR 3446 . f.¤ féile a journey of (free) entertainment, visit of hospitality (properly an occasion of hospitality belonging to II below UR 122 ), mentioned as an example of `fled deoda,' O'Dav. 954 . (dist. from the customary entertainment which was due to the lord accord- ing to terms of service): biatha fechta féile .i. aoidhechta aonaidche, no aon lae doberar do gradh uasal in leth nach táinic riamh, ┐ a techt le toisc deithbhire ┐ a biathadh iarna lín ┐ iarna dáimh ┐ iarna uaisle, O'D. 679 ( H 3. 17, 497 ). Laws iii 18y Comm. biad fechta feile i 126. 23 Comm. ii 26.13 Comm . is fri gnathles do in cethrurso, ar is ochtar do for a daim fechta feile, Ir. Texts iv 23.13 . curup ed tig in grad flatha da tig .i. fer for a lan-daim .i. in tan is for fecht feili, no fer for a leth-daim, in tan is fria gnāith-leasa, Laws v 42.16 Comm. a lan-dam maraen re gach nduine ... for fecht feli do tig a comgraid ib. 20 . Cf. asrimgaib in fili dāma (.i. fechta fēle) asa thig ZCP xv 334 ( xvi 222 ). Rendered `a (one) night's entertainment' Laws Transl. pass. srethugud a dáme for fecht féle .i. cétadaig aigidechta duni do thig a cheli conid lánbiathad dliges iarum in n-aid- chisin acht corop deithbir no n-imluade. ┐ a biathad iarna dáim ┐ iarna grad ┐ iar n-úasli ┐ iarna lín. Gnáthless im. dó cech tan rachas o sain immach. ni dlig acht lethbiathad ┐ ni dlig cid éside menip ra deithbir dig LL 187a44 ff . cia līn dām na firfhiled | for feacht fēili, for caī cuir | for gnath- lessaib, for fledaibh? Auraic. 2221 . ceathrur ar fichit ... fecht feili ollaman righ 2224 .

(b) a raid or hosting: a fecht ┐ a slóged la firu Erend ... a cāin ┐ a cobach la firu Alban (of the obligations of the Scottish Dál Ríata) LU 375 . ro saertha clerig Erenn ar f.¤ ┐ sluagad, Fél. 4. 7 . mnāu do hsoerad ... ar fegt, ar sloagath, Cáin Ad. 6 . techt ar cenn catha ..., fechta ┐ slōgaid 3 . Lúagni ... | cen dola ar fecht lem LU 9949 . ... is he sin ... fecht dia romarbad Saól the hosting whereby Saul was slain SR 6432 . fer d'aes ind fechta one of the invaders 6447 (cf. d below). ba fās fri fianna fecta warrior-bands (g s. as attrib. ?) LL 6a6 = Keat. i p. 168 .

(c) a fight, attack, assault (? original meaning Bretha 60 ): fíchset co ferda a fechta `their fights' Met. Dinds. iii 150.7 . Fintan ... fecht fland `of bloody battles' ii 12.45 = LU 4161 . gai ... feras feochtu LL 12b44 = feachdo BB 39b30 ( IT iii 61 , 62 ).

(d) transf. of persons making a foray, a (marauding) band: Cland Meic D. do teacht feacht Albanach ar tarraing Meic U. `with a band of Scots' FM v 1488.7 . ro tionoil [Ó N.] ... fecht adhbhal Albanach 1352.17 . tanaicc go ffeacht mor Albanach lais 1540.7 .

(e) in chevilles, course, proceeding (?): baí Dauid ... inna thig fo míad, f.¤ ṅgúr SR 5947 . co mbái i nOchain, f.¤ co n-uaill, Met. Dinds. ii 20 . aeinis Senan tes ind-ailen Ard N. ... ba feacht feidhil `an enduring battle' Lism. L. 2105 . (f) military service ( The Kingship and Landscape of Tara 111 ): is la rīg Laīchsi Rēta trā a fecht, Corp. Gen. 93 (Rawl. 127 b 13) . cen chobach cen fecht cen [sh]luaged, Notitiæ as Leabhar Cheanannais 10.10 .

II A time, occasion = Fr. fois, Germ. Mal; cf. similar use of W. gwaith and in later Ir. of dul, turas; in this sense appar. always neut. or masc. For transition of meaning cf. is é-seo mo chétḟecht latsu; bud é mó ḟ.¤ dedenach co mbrunni ṁbrátha TBC 1207 (mo cetturus et mo cetfeacht St), where Wind. translates mein erstes Mal ... mein letztes Mal, but the sense may perhaps be `expedition, chariot- ride.' Usually as adverb or in stereotyped phrases, rarely with prep. (except when compounded with an adj.: isin cetfecht PH 3630 ; i n-oénfecht, see below): frithṡecnap for f.¤ an alternate vice-abbot (?) on occasion ZCP v 499 § 3 . fecht (absol.) on a single occasion, once: Cluain ... do argain fo thri; ... f.¤ o Síl nA. ┐ fo dó hó Callraidhi once by S.A. and twice by C. RC xvii 390.25 . ar na hathleagad fecht for a sé resmelted seven times CCath. 4679 . once (on a time) = Lat. olim, quondam: robámarni f.¤ co cátaid acut LU 3917 ( SC 43 ). bali i teigtis f.¤ fir whither men used once to resort IT i 158 ( LL 154a46 ). cathair oirechuis isidhe do Thartraidibh fect riam formerly Marco P. 28 . ni raibhi rí forro fect riam ` theretofore ' 29 . denaid umhla ... isin bethaidh n-aili amail doronsabair feacht riamh ` before ' 35 . o do marbad P. Seon fecht riam doberat, etc. `ever since P. John was killed' 46 . Similarly in the phr.: f.¤ roboí (folld. by main clause): f.¤ robai luid araile manoch once upon a time a certain monk went Mon. Tall. § 66 . f.¤ ro búi damsae domchaomnacuir airisem I once chanced to stay § 45 . Cf. fechta for nia nem (.i. in tan noragad in trenfer for nem) `at the time the champion (should go) to heaven', (`may be g s. ... as advb.', Stokes) ACC 115 ( RC xx 282 ). f.¤ n-and (n-óen) once upon a time, on one occasion = Lat. olim (see Thurneysen, KZ lvii 72 ff ): dorochoir f.¤ n-and iarum do B. denam na fledi IT ii 173.9 . f.¤ n-and baí ... oc fennad loíg LL 260a16 ( IT i 71.14 ). f.¤ ann testa tarb do indilib Gargain PH 6301 . f.¤ and foidid ... a manchu do buain choeluig, Lat. Lives 110 . fecht n-and do Ultaib i nEmain Macha once when the Ulstermen were in E. LU 9177 ( FB 91 ). fect and do Mártain ina recles taet demun chuci RC ii 396.21 ( LB 60b56 ). búi C. ... ind Emuin M. fect n-oen ann IT i 136.17 (Eg.). feacht n-aen da roibhhe Cond ... a Teamraig, Ériu iii 150.3 . fect n-oen do Ailill ┐ do Meidb ... arrecaim comrad ... eturru TBC 2 . f.¤ n-aile (n-aill) another time, on another occasion: fecht n-ali luid S. do A., Trip. 240.21 . f.¤ n-aill forréccaig Mac R. in mag a second time TBC 5041 . fect aile do M. ina recles taet demun chuci RC ii 396.27 ( LB 60bz ). f.¤ and is lethan, f.¤ aile is cumung at one time ... at another PH 3996 . On a former occasion (= Fr. autrefois): atchuala lib in mac ṁbec sain f.¤ n-aill i Cruachain TBC 844 . rí rogabustar rígi for Erinn fecht n-aill, Anecd. v 17.22 = Ériu ii 174.3 . faidhis Magnus C. fecht n-aill techta, Marco P. 24 . do bi rí uaibrech ... ara tir sin f.¤ n-aill, Maund. 131 . cidam bocht ... indiu baam bannrighan ... echt ele, D iv 2, 71[61]r a 3 . With art: in cetna f.¤ ... in f.¤ n-aili the first time ... the second time TBC² 3106.09 . imun Michíl inddalae f.¤, immon Muiri a f.¤ n-aild, Mon. Tall. § 30 . nolinged i n-arddi in f.¤ n-aile ... no theiged in f.¤ n-aile isin talmain at one time ... at another LU 9138 ( FB 88 ). indara f.¤ ... in f.¤ n-aill at one time ... at another LU 1978 . Cf. atracht Isu indala f.¤ isin pelait a second time PH 2638 . an dara feacht, TSh. 316 . an dara feacht, is follus ... in the second place; again Eochairsgiath 22.28 . ba marb aenfhecht ... atbela in f.¤ tanaise a second time PH 1245 .

in (a, ind) f.¤ sa (the word is in the adverbial case, in, being acc. of the art., ind the dat.; a (hi, i) is apparently the neut. acc. art., though hi, i, may be prep. Cf. the exx. below without art.), on this occasion, now, passing later into sense henceforth: in f.¤ sa this time, now Sg 11a4 . Bcr 18b10 , Pcr 62a2 . in f.¤ so Sg 20b4 , 153b3 . in fectsa (nunc) Wb 9b20 . infectso 3c13 . 7c5 . ind[ḟ]ectsa 3a7 (opp. to `riam') 3c22 . nitat pecthi collnidi híccatar and indechtso, cebtar hé riam 4a8 . indectso 4d3 . (opp. to `cosse'). tecat don chom- ram a fecht-sa IT i 105.1 (LL). 128.28 ( LU 10785 ) = fod- echtsa, Eg. hi fecht-sa cinnas dothíagat LU 8703 ( FB 53 ). BColm. 56.22 . is rí Ulad Conchobar i fechtsa MU² 108 ( LL 262b17 ). TBC 1168 . i fectsa 718 . congab i fechtsa for- sind fit sin cot'ēc henceforward Mon. Tall. § 60 . iar tiachtain do Adamnan hifecta ni gatar a forgall, etc., Cáin Ad. 4 . Maithi tra, a A., or sí, hifechta is duitsiu doratath mnā ... do hsōerath 11 . ērigh suas hifecta as t'ochlach, 15 . a bfechtsa, BColm. 62.21 . cid dogena fecht-sa what wilt thou do now? LU 3372 ( SC 16 ). nā bíd ar n-airfitiud fechtsa ... i n-arsaidecht na tol collaide henceforth PH 5280 . misi dobēra bíathad duit ... fechtsa co bráth, BColm. 62.9 . is ed ráides Foachtach i fechtso, Ériu xi 45.11 = i bhfechtsa, Ériu xiii 46.24 . See festa and fodechtsa.

cach f.¤ each time, every time: Laws iii 282.24 . gach feacht, Keat. Poems 1598 . cach la (re, ra; see aile) f.¤ every second time, alternately: rannfaider in rigi cach re f.¤ eter a clannaib the kingship will be held by their (Brian's and Fiachra's) children in turn RC xxiv 174.20 . comdūchus cirt Casil cach ar (leg. ara or ra) f.¤ doibsin, Cog. 54.12 . gac re ffecht 212.19 . gurab dóibh ... budh chóir ríghe M. gach ré bhfeacht, Keat. iii 4362 .

oínḟecht once for all; on one occasion (only): used in Glosses to transl. Lat. semel Ml 138b8 . 34a9 (oinecht). oinecht a ppecad amal [as] n-oinecht rombebe colinn Crist (gl. mortuus est semel) Wb 3b3 . mad oenfecht tra nom- gairfea, ni fhrecer-sa dó if he calls me only once PH 1495 . is aenfhecht rochés Crist 5203 . mad daríus Emain oenḟecht if once I reach E. TBC 1208 .

i n-oínḟecht at the same time, simultaneously = Lat. simul: nach ḟacfed a da céili for talmain i n-oenḟ.¤ IT i 81.23 ( LL 261b19 ). naro epled sib uli i n-oenfhecht PH 2832 . co ndechudar a n-enfecht ┐ na T. isin Teibh they and the Thebans entered Thebes together Stair Ercuil 741 . go mbiadh dúil ag duine i gcraos ┐ i ndrúis ... ┐ a rádh go mbiadh grádh do Dhia i n-aoinfheacht riú aige that he would love God along with them TSh. 399 . i n-aoinḟeacht sin is biadh da ḟreastal ... táinig ... at the same moment that food was served Keat. iii 1009 . cruinnighid ... a naóinḟeacht am aghaidh gather themselves together against me Ps. lix 3 .

Seldom in pl.: is mor fhecht rom-sáraig many a time PH 3823 . .xl. míle tighidis, xl. fect is aitreabhthaigh don chathair forty thousand forty times is (the number) of inhabi- tants Marco P. 139 . teora f.¤ gach aonaighidh three times every night Stair Erc. 122 . teora f.¤ ro thrascair E. ... hé 2400 .

fechtach

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adj o-ā (cf. fecht I c) warlike (?): a thríath foll f.¤ (= Lord of Hosts?) ZCP x 348 § 13 . a bé féne f.¤ SR 6015 . ar Érinn fechtaig martial Met. Dinds. iii 312.1 .

fechtae

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Forms: ḟechtai

adj. ? v s f. monuar, a Eua ḟechtai, rotmera do thuicthechtai SR 1709 .

fechtaide

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adj io-iā (fecht) given to roving, faring afar (?); pug- nacious (?): in fiach f.¤ the roving (?) raven SR 2550 (: tech- taire).

fechtain

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x see infechtain.

fechtaine ?

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n f. nó fecht fine .i. gnimrad nó tír dibadh ut est: atát secht f.¤ la Feni is cuma comrannad maic fria athair nó forrusc .i. tir dibaid, O'Dav. 937 . Cf. forrusc.

fechtas

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Forms: fechtusa, fechtais, fechtusaib

n u,o,m. (fecht)

I A journey, expedition (of a peace- ful or warlike nature): décai dámsa ... co bbia mo ḟ.¤ how will my expedition fare? LU 4528 (= fecht-sa TBC² 280 ). luid in fer a f.¤ LU 11017 = Im. Brain i 53 . cech fer teged dia toch- marc ... rogonta fer dia muintir; do dearbad in fechtais dognitea sin as a proof of (having made) the expedition RC v 202.18 . bid trúag in f.¤ fír-feirggisea this wrathful expedition LL 236b14 ( TTr. 1453 ). ? dochuaid dano C. cor fectais do a thaigsidi, Bodl. Corm. s.v. mug eme = cor fechtas Corm. Y 883 . dolotar ... cor fechtas hi crich Lagen for creich, Hib. Min. 70.13 (= lotar fecht i tir L. for creich 70.1 ).

II A turn, time, occasion (used like fecht, but less common): fechtas luid do thig alaile écis once upon a time Bodl. Corm. s.v. lethech ( Corm. Y 825 ). feachtus docuaidh Cir do triall forbuse i nEdail IT iii 69 § 17 . do luid feachtus n-ann dar A., BDD 1 (fecht v.l.). fechtus dia mbui Eachaid hi Frémainn co ndernad oenach IT i 128.14 . bai fechtas ic hingaire he was once herding SR 5714 . bámar-ni feachtus i m-mór- dáil fer nÉreand, Ériu iv 138.22 . badus[s]a fechtus ┐ dail mor imum MR 74.17 . f.¤ and tra fertha óenach la hUltu LU 3228 ( SC 2 ). fechtus ann (= quadam die) Lat. Lives 110 . atbertsom fechtus ele on another occasion PH 3339 . ropo rí foraind fechtus n-aile t'athair once, formerly 4472 . fechtus do Adamnan ... oc imticht a conairi once as A. was going ... Cáin Ad. 6 . sain muinter cach la fechtus beress a tochell alternately Corm. Y 607 (cach la fecht LB). fri fechtus fadésin `in his own turn' Laws i 224.21 Comm. ar m'ḟechtus `in my turn' Met. Dinds. iii 62 . g s. atharrach fechtusa eile another turn, once more Laws i 98.23 Comm. Adverbial g s. cacha fechtais no theigead BDD 19 . pl. i tri fechtusaib at three different times Laws ii 266z . in lin fechtus teid forsin talmain the number of times it alights Ériu viii 123.10 .

fechtasugud

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n u,m. (fechtas) alternating: gu nar ba choir don popul ... f.¤ a flaithiusa itir na rigaib that their sovereignty should fluctuate between the (two) kings TTebe 226 .