feisteóir

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n i,m. a feast-giver (?) : fírbhun ar bhfóirne ar bhfeisdeoir ` feast-master ' Miscell. Celt. Soc. 376.1 .

feit

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x see fet, and fit.

? 1 feith

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n melody, harmony: f.¤ .i. binni[u]s, Lec. Gl. 45 (M 85) . f.¤ .i. binne, Stowe Gl. 395 .

2 feith

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as npr. m. (alleg.) : F.¤ ┐ Rosg ┐ Radharc a tri dearcaire (of the Tuatha D.D.) BB 35a11 (a vb. ?). Cf. cain feith a roscc rochain ina chind FB 24 Eg. (= caín feid a rosc rochéim inna chend siar LU). In ni feith mo rosc ran intiudh ib. 47 (= nis feid mo rosc rán indiut LU) the word seems to be a vb. Cf. fethid.

3 feith

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n f.¤ .i. focul, Arch. i 81 ; sec ZCP xiii 303 .

1 féith

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n f.

(a) a kidney (only in Glosses) : f.¤ no áru (gl. rien) Sg 96b4 , 63b14 . is ho fethib gnitir comaccobra ┐ imraiti (gl. de renibus) Ml 38a5 . Here probably : drúis .i. toil féithe (expl. of tuilḟéth), Triads 142 gl .

(b) a fibre, sinew (perh. the orig. meaning), later also a vein: transl. Lat. nervus in med. MSS. gl. fibra Sg 100a2 . do ḟéith bic bis fon tengaid this (gl. sublinguae) Gild. Lor. 132 . na fethi (gl. fibras) ib. 223 . neruus ... .i. ... feith, O'Gr. Cat. 261.30 . fuil ... oc na hairdbenar alt no feich bloodshed wherewith no joint or sinew is cut Laws v 142.8 . lethdire la aithgin on midach ... ma ro airdbenustar alt no feich iii 320.21 Comm . cen tescud alta nā feithe v 488.5 Comm. bánbéim na fagaib feith fo saoth .i. fo tinnes, O'Don. 826 (< H 3.17, 590 ). imruidbiset ... fēithi do chridi indit TBC² 2828 . connach fail f.¤ itir icá immuluṅg there is not a sinew support- ing it (the heart) TBC 4386 . eter féoil ┐ chnámib ┐ féthib ┐ lethar 4623 . cech f.¤ gablanach boi tar a mbrecbolcaib (of famished people) LB 155a27 . ro loitt in gái féthi do braget IT i 103.12 ( Sc. M. 14 ). fo lin alta ┐ feithe fil i curp duine RC xv 487 § 1 . dim cēt aisle dim cét ḟethi dim cēt cnámha ZCP vi 258.16 . ro cirred ... ind lám ... acht con- [da]ácaibset na féthi frisin corp `the arm was mangled ... save that the sinews kept it [joined] to the body' BDD 167 . nach ithid clanna Israel ... don ḟéich do chrap `the sinew which shrank' Gen. xxxii 32 . urchóidi[dh] ... dona féthibh (gl. nocet nervis) O'Gr. Cat. 260.28 . fuil a feithib veins ZCP vii 299.15 . gan bhraon id' ḟéithibh d'ḟuil ríogh, Keat. Poems 575 . (Fig.) i ngréas file is feárr féithe `of cleverer vein' Ó Bruad. iii 144 . Cf. cuirp ḟéthe ; tre ḟéthibh edarbha, Ériu xiii 37. 19 ; 27 .

Compds. : ¤fuilech : comruc feithfhuilech vein-wounding ZCP vi 97.24 . ¤remar thick of vein or sinew: sinis a láimh ... ḟéithremhar sinewy RC xxix 142.18 . ¤síned sinew- stretching: féithsined a bhféith `straining of their sinews' MR 256.20 .

See 1 féithech.

2 féith

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Forms: fēthe, féith, feith

n f. (same word as preceding ?) some kind of twining plant (with tough or woody stem) : mar nasces f.¤ fidu TBC 3791 , 6054 . ro timchell [in fénnidh] cath na Columan amail timc[h]illes féth fidh, Fianaig. 94.21 . rustimchill amail timchillis feith fidu, TTebe 2525 . do timchill Eochaid eisum amal timceallus feigh figh RC xxxix 18.11 . g s. for- dorus fēthe `a lintel of honeysuckle' King and Hermit § 9 . (Fig.) am f.¤ fromtha `a withe well-proved' (a sinew ?) Met. Dinds. iii 234.9 . féith `a small twig or wicker ' P. O'C. feith woodbine, honeysuckle Hog., Luibhleabhrán.

3 féith

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n f. a swamp, marsh: laith .i. feith ┐ uisce for a huach- tar, O'Dav. 514 . cid dobere dam ... in ba féith nó in fer- annas? BColm. 48.27 . o Scoith C. co feith nEchaille, Rawl. 121a10 . g s. droichet .i. doroichet ónd ursae co [a]raill ind usci no na feithi [feithti MS.], Corm. Y 434 = na fedhe, Thr. Ir. Gl. 16 . pl. ? fer congbala cind capaill dar fethi [feith v.l.] a man to hold a horse's head above a swamp (?) Cog. 72.10 . in innile ac a mbadud do feithib no i n-uiscibh, Laws ii 60.5 Comm.

Cf. 3 féth.

4 féith

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x see féth.

1 féithech

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Forms: féitheach, feithe, feitheach

(1 féith)

I adj o-ā sinewy: an f.¤ fionnach, Ériu i 23.179 . medon fethech ... ingalair lé a sinewy waist (?), a veined abdomen (?) RC xxiv 196.20 (cf. LB 155a cited under 1 féith). ro ás a brú ... combo meit ... teig moir ┐ ba feithech glasremor in brú sin veined (?) Ir. Texts i 33.3 ( LL 117b ). aigid fhethach aice ┐ delb rig maisech uirre, Celtica ii 71.44 . Or see ? féthach.

II Subst. m., coll. sinews (used in later lang. as pl. of 1 féith) : féitheach lúith [sic MS.] a chuirp uile, Ériu v 180.300 . thangadar na féitheach ┐ a nfeoil súas orra, Ezek. xxxvii 8 . d'feithach ┐ d'feoil 'of sinew and flesh', Celtica ii 40.105 . Cf. feith `a nerve or sinew... pl. feithe and some- times feitheach,' P. O'C.

2 féithech

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adj o-ā swampy (? cf. 3 féith) : cumhga ... fada fuara fodhoimhne fethecha beca mara ` wind-swept ' (?) Lism.L. 3661 = beca mora feichtecha ( boggy (?) BNnÉ 99 § 12 (leca mora ┐ fethacha v.l.).

Cf. 2 féth.