fedan

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Forms: fedan, fednae, feadhan, fedhain, fedhna, fedna

n ā,f. (vn. of feidid). n s. fedan Wb 16a16 . g s. inna fednae (gl. invectionis) Ml 76a9 . feadhan, fedhain f. (g s. n p. fedhna) IGT, Decl. § 10 , § 37 .

I (Orig. a yoke?), the act of carrying or conveying; carriage, esp. the labour of animals in harness: na bad inunn f.¤ i mbeith (gl. nolite iugum ducere cum infidelibus) Wb 16a16 . fiad a foedere ōn accomal, unde fedan dicitur , O'Mulc. 501 . gl. invectio Ml 76a9 . crand fedna collna (.i. adbar in araidh) wood for carrying a corpse (i.e. for a bier) Laws v 482.27 . āin dam fri fedhain techta `driving oxen to lawful service' 136.6 , with gl. dochom a fedhma dlighthi[gh] budein .i. a n-oibre (quoted by O'Dav. 957 ). arathar cona fedhain techta `a plough with its proper appliances' (? team of oxen) Laws 32.6 . arad cacha fedna `materials for each carriage' 482.26 (with gl. .i. cuing ┐ cechta 484.14 ). Yoke: eich no daim na daimet firiu na fedna foraib which do not suffer themselves to be ridden or yoked 250.5 .

II A band, company (of persons united by some common duty or other tie): an ḟedan eili ní fuighi | menadh sgeine ag duine díb IGT, Decl. ex. 328 . le fedhain aingel BNnÉ 242.31 . os feghain over a band LL 394.36 . dia bhḟaghat nech dhibh a n-uathad o a fhedhain apart from his company (of a travelling-party) Marco P. 20 . ba ferr gach fedha[i]n an cuire better than any band Leb. Gab. i 238.9 . Cond cona fedhain bhicc mhóir (as aire atbeirthi fedhan bhecc mor fri fedhain Chuinn ar ba gnaithbhés dó suidhe gan teccla- madh slóigh lánmóir) FM iv 1218.24 . lorcc na fedhna 758.7 . forgla na feadhna fíréanda sin (the Irish saints), TSh. 2274 . pl. fedna fiach raven-bands LU 9982 = Proc. RIA iii 538 . mairc righ nar an re a fhedhain [sic leg.] | re ndol a ndebaid who waited not for his troops Celt. Rev. iv 212.35 . Of a sept or tribe: Cland Fiachra ... fegan builid, Hy Fiachr. 182.2 . síol gColla ina dtrí dtrenaib, | rí orra ar gach aonfedain, O'Gr. Cat. 408.13 = TD 9.41 . cend fedna head of a troop, commander: mór gceann ... feadhna TD 42.5 . caiptín nó ceann feadhna, TSh. 1068 . ceann- fuirt, cinn fedhna `chief men' Kirk. (= Eg. Gl. 497 ). cennas fedna leadership; generalship: am far thionnsgain Maoise ceannas feadhna do dhéanamh ar Chlannaibh Israel san Éigipt, Keat. i p. 232.22 . sluaiccheadh cendais fidhna FM v 1722.16 . go raibhe a athair ... i gceannas feadhna laochraidhe Éireann roimhe (of Fionn mac Cumhaill), Keat. ii 5149 . See ceannas.

Used loosely in sense a number, a part, some (cf. foirenn): ni roibe iarum fis ... ag fedain dhibh some of them did not know AU iii 138 .

fedán

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x see fetán.

fedb

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Forms: fedb, fédb, fedba, fedbae, fédba, fedba, fedb, fedb, fedb

n ā,f. a widow: IGT, Decl. § 39 . fedb (uidua) Wb 28d24 . f.¤ craibdech PH 942 . fédb 1307 . in fhéadb 1310 . g s. oenmac na fedba SR 7119 . na fedbae , Fél. Aug. 31 . oenmac na fédba truaige LB 131a39 . a p. na fedba (gl. viduas) Gild. Lor. 53a . g p. bésse inna fedb Wb 29a3 . ar commairgi ... na fedb is na foismidech LL 360 marg. sup. = Mart. Tall. 110.8 . fedb aindir be carnna, Laws v 448.1 , is rendered by Thurneysen `Eine Witwe, eine Frau (ander, Nicht-Jungfrau), eine Buhlin', Ir. Recht 5 . Stokes, in O'Dav. 528 , takes fedb ainder as a compd. In O'C. 864 ( H 3.18, 390a ) fedb here is expld.: .i. bean do eirigh a fer ┐ tet co fer maith iarum. See also Ir. Law 108 and Éigse xxviii 89-91 .

fedbach?

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ind g p. (?) or adj. (fedb) widowed ( Ériu xxvi 97 ):maith boí hi curp Columb Cille clēirech neamba [see Ériu xii 226 ] imbed f.¤ fírían mbelmhach ZCP viii 198 § 25 .

fedbda

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adj io-iā widowed: (of Miriam, Ex. xii :) banscal ḟ.¤ (: delbda) SR 4646 . Cf. miadh d'feadbha (.i. banscāla) ZCP v 486 § 7 .

fedbdacht

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n ā,f. the state of a widow or widower; continence: duine ... do chongaibh conntionons maith ┐ feabhdhacht tar éis a mhná pósda ... d'fhághail bháis KAJ ii 336.20 . iar mbeth ... a comhaill a feadhbhachta AU iii 570 . bean do coimheid a febdhacht iar n-écc na ndeighḟear sin FM iv 1202.8 . co ndernur aithrigi is fedbdacht is oilithri, Arch. iii 243.31 .

fedem?

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ind fethim saire no f.¤ .i. onn .i. o (a kenning for the letter o), Auraic. 5651 . Possibly a vox nihili.

fedmach

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adj o-ā (feidm) able-bodied, active, fit for service (?): meic Eirc fheramail fedhmaigh ` vigorous ' BNnÉ 281.11 . asán ... fheadhmach serviceable Keat. Poems 888 .

fedmannach

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Forms: feadhmannach, feadhmannach, feodhmanach, fhedmannaig, fedh- munnuigh

n o,m. (feidm) a steward, agent: feadhmannach IGT, Decl. § 22 . fedhmannach Mhaodócc BNnÉ 230 § 137 (of the dispensator in a monastery). feadhmannach steward TSh. 7545 ( Luke xvi ). Keat. ii 4949 (corresp. to reachtaire RC xliii 12 . ). ZCP ii 552.32 ; 35 . feodhmanach ib. 30 . fedhmannach ┐ sdiobhard ... ós cenn mhórain maoine, MacAingil 40.7 . feadhmannach ... Dé .i. an bás, TSh. 7040 . pl. a máir (leg. maír) ┐ a fhedmannaig PH 7532 . fedh- munnuigh, MacAingil 39.16 .

fedmannas

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n o,m. acting as agent or minister; office of an overseer, stewardship (in wide sense): sechain ... beth ic fédmandus don diabul `avoid being an agent of the devil' PH 7709 . an tí chuirthear a feadhmannas ... le Dia trena olcaibh, TSh. 7548 . In loose sense of employment: do bi ... co tindesnach ag indsaighe in fhedhmannuis sin `hasted to perform that duty' Caithr. Toirdh. 65.2 . do bádar a bfedhmandais ar na fedhnachaib sin ag fulang ... those troops had as much as they could do to bear ... 124.11 .

fedmantach

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Forms: feadhmantaigh

n o,m. late form of fedmannach. do tháircc a fhedhmantach fein dinner dó, L.Chl.Suibhne § 32 . mar fheadhmanntach Dé, Titus i 7 . pl. feadhmantaigh, Maguires of F. § 13 , § 33 . mar dheaghfheadhmanntachuibh, i Pet. iv 10 .