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.

feithem

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x see fethem.

feithemail

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adj i

(a) fili cidh f.¤ skilled (?) ZCP viii 208 § 44 = filig ciat fedamla (Lec.), x 39.31 . Cf. 4 féth or 1 féith.

(b) ro flegh- aidhsiot go taoi feitheamhail, TFrag. 26.18 (= féthamail calm ? or attentive, expectant < fethem ?).

1 feithide

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adj io-iā carpat fidgrind f.¤ FB 50 Eg. = fethaine LU. Perh. = féithide of wicker work.

Cf. 2 féith.

2 feithide

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n an animal, beast: P. O'C. Maguires of F. § 3 . f.¤ fíorghranda ITS i 90.5 . fitheide allta 66.19 . See ethait.

féithide

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n Cf. 1 féithech) fibrous or sinewy texture, toughness (?) : ni molaim cosa na muc da tabairt ... uair is cruaidh raighin a ḟ[e]ola ar son a feitidi, 23 P 10³, 27b5 .

feithine

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n a calm (?). (Thurneysen takes this as the form from which with neg. pref. the opp. anbthine is derived, ZCP xix 347 ) : bé sues srotha coctha for cúlu contailgi re f.¤ amail donailge in Duilem in muir mór, O'Dav. 536 . Cf. 1416 ; BCrólige 32 ; Ir. Recht 4 § 1 , and Thurneysen l.c.).