fégsain, féc(h)sain

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Forms: -g-

n also with -sg- etc. and with slender -g- etc., IGT, Verbs. 93 . By-forms of fégad, q.v. See also déchsain, RIA Dict. Fasc. i. The forms seem to have developed from a contamination of déicsiu with fégad.

(a) viewing, scanning: do dul arís d'ḟésgain Eamna | ésgaidh san mís Eabra ind IGT, Verbs ex. 873 .

(b) appearance, view: do ceithri fechsanuibh in duine = de quadruplici visione Instructio 120.5 . ona fechsanaibh dhiadha = divinis uisitationibus 194.23 .

(c) trying, testing: eadamar is dom ḟéasgain | mo bhuar mo ghroigh ghnímh- éasgaidh | rugais ... uaim, DDána 46.25 .

fégthaid

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Forms: fegthaid, dercthaid

n i,m. a watchman: in fegthaid LU 1876 ( RC x 52 ) = in dercthaid LU 1874 .

1 feib

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n f. life, life-period (?) : feibh .i. saegal, Stowe Gl. 404 . feibh .i. sáoghal fada, O'Cl. co feib .i. co saegul, Fél. Jan. 3 LB. Possibly in follg. exx. : feib na reë fega lat consider the periods of the moon (?) Arch. iii 314 § 23 . maccan berair ria n-a ré | ni fintar feib ara mbé LL 374c25 . airm i finntar f.¤ ┐ reimes cach duine, CCath. 4222 ; but these may belong to feb (b), the acc. form being used for nom., and prob. the glosses above are due to particular applications of the word.

2 feib

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x (conj.) : see feb.

feicáil

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(vn. of feic- faic-, late stem from O.-Ir. ad-cí, -acci). gan nech da feicail, Acall. 6090 (faicsin v.l.). millfet sa tusa nach fá hail let māthair ... t'feicail 6413 . ac feicail inn inaid a ṁbíth F. 6534 . ? dimbúaid do ríg cóicid farsin mbith a ḟacciáil i mmaidm, LL iv 23118 . Cf. feicsin.

féice, féic

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Forms: féice, fhéige

n (a) a ridge-pole, roof-tree, also the top or roof of a house (whether viewed from within or without) :

(1 ) féige .i. mullach tighe no dúnaidh, O'Cl. feice tige quasi fege quia praestat lucem domui , O'Mulc. 504 . feici ... iarsindi imfuilnges soillsi dond tegh, Cormac Y 664 . But some of the follg. exx. seem to indicate that the gloss was suggested rather by the opening or roof-window common in ancient Irish houses. isi ochtach (.i. fegi) in tigi atai tuitfeas it cend YBL 172a20 . rogab teine a féice in tighi (`the roof- tree took fire' SG ii 217 ), Acall. 4797 . dá tairnad snáthat a féci for airlár from roof to floor MU² 232 ( LL 263b16 ). dring risin tech ┐ ling dar féice in tige (i.e. through the roof- opening) RC xiii 60.15 . torchair féige an tighe ... for lár, Mart. Don. Sept. 12 . rothuit fécce an tighe hi ccenn Mag- nusa FM iii 312.5 (= airrgi, Ann. Conn. 1244 § 5 . airrghe ALC). ro díubraic ró n-urchair de [chloich] co ruc ... in féice tar sonnaigib in baile amach, Acall. 4803 . g s. Ard féice 4804 = A. féigi 4808 .

(2 ) stiall arcapar ... cach teach bai isinn indsi ... o ḟeic co feic imonn indsi uili, Anecd. i 1.6 . lingis ... i féic in rigthige suas ... ┐ saidis forsin taig ba nessa dó (i.e. leaped from the floor through the roof-opening and thence to the next house) Aisl. MC 195.5 .

(b) a top, summit in general : (a) co tarla feci in dorais i mullach a chind lintel LB 128a8 (of Samson, paraphr. of Judges xvi 30 ). feicce an croinn BNnÉ 324.18 (uachtar v.l.). a bféigibh fiodh in tree-tops Rel. Celt. ii 228.25 . féige orchradhach gach áir (of a hill, scene of a battle) TD 4.34 . feigi na firmaimindti, TTebe 1283 .

(c) fig. highest point, acme :

(1 ) féige nó fíormhullach flaithis an tsaoghail, TSh. 5948 . an díomas [sic leg.] ... is é féin féige na locht, Dán Dé xxxi 35 . Of persons : rob é ... féicce heinicch na hErenn, Ériu ix 178 § 13 . fecce enigh ┐ ghais- ccidh Gaoidheal FM iii 438.5 . feigi ḟeile ┐ ḟairsinge na Midhe AU ii 532.9 . v s. a fhéige naomh nimhe (to St. Patrick) Dán Dé xii 9 .

(2 ) a féic ┐ a huachtur in domain .i. asin Roim, CCath. 372 .

feiched

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n see fichud.

feicsin

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x (by-form of faicsin, q.v.): is sé sin in tres inadh ... narb áil liumsa do ḟ.¤ , Acall. 2091 .

feid

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x .i. dliged, Lec. Gl. 43 = feith .i. doilig M 83 . Stowe Gl. 394 . Cf. féid.

féid

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x see airmitiu, airmitnech, ar-muinethar, and 5 fíad.

feidid

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Forms: fedid, fedme, dut-fidedar, fedir, fedar, fendar, nofeidtis, fedair

v O.Ir. forms : pres. ind. s. 3 fedid (gl. fert) Thes. ii 47.31 (Philarg). 1 pl. rel. a fedme (gl. circumferentes) Wb 15b26 . Thurn. Hbch. § 693 , supposes an -ī- pret., cf. the compd. dut-fidedar, Thes. ii 242.13 ( Arm. 18b1 ). Pass. pres. sg. fedir Sg 188a12 . rel. fedar 210a4 . For : nad fedar (gl. feriuntur) Ml 39d7 the editors of Thes. read : nad fendar = bendar (lenited b—). imperf. 3 pl. nofeidtis (gl. effere- bantur) Ml 54d12 . vn. fedan, q.v. In gen. sense brings, leads ; in Glosses translates Lat. ferre and compds. : cf. guta ... iersinni fédaid guth ind aonar carries (produces) (?) a sound by itself Auraic. 2737 . iersinni fedaid guth treotha anaonar 2740 (but : doetait guth treothu, etc. 363 . Cf. fétaid). in troscud ... in costud febda fedes (: eress) `the excellent restraint which it brings (?)' Ériu ii 65.4 (feides .i. targudh v.l.). pass. tri fichit forc barc fedair , Leb. Gab. i 110.7 (with gl. : .i. seascat ... long ar na tteglaim). forsail for fot fedair `forsail' is borne on a long [vowel] Auraic. 1546 ( ZCP xvii 298 ). fedur [sic leg.] athgabail ... i nduinib dia ditiun `distress is brought ... into forts to protect it' Laws ii 2.1 ( ZCP xvi 168 ). is bēsad ... do cach graig remitēt lāir ... rodfeither immoin ] = i mmóin ?] TBC² 3647 . Transf. refers, applies: fedir ... a ndíruidigthe dochum nacha rainne aile the derivative is referred to some other part [of speech] Sg 188a12 . in tan feadair a hinsci choir fuirri when its proper gender is applied to it Auraic. 527 . fedair ... baninnsci for fearinnsci in tan asberar isī in gabur 537 . feithis .i. tionóilis no tiomsaighis, O'Cl., may be due to a particular ex. of this vb. fedhair .i. dorenar is paid O'Dav. 828 seems meant for the vb. dofedhar in the quotation, but cf. fedhait co ndiablud fri taisiuc techta they pay (?) with the double Laws ii 56.5 Comm. fō cach fīr fedair fri fīadno, Bürgschaft 19 § 59 . Cf. fedait (.i. tiagait) ... fīr fo-rethar they adduce a proof that is supported ib. which may, in spite of the gloss, belong to this verb rather than to fethid. feich fedhair fri mīs, Ériu xiii 29.24 .

Cf. 2 fethid.