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.).

féithle

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Forms: feithleand

n name of some twining plant ; woodbine (?) ; ivy (?) : amail ... naisges feithle fidhe TBC 6054 H. amail cuibrighes fethle fiodh 3791 St (= féith LL in both cases ; see 2 féith). (Fig.) fidh-cheangal do dhéanamh ... ar chuas an chroidhe lé f.¤ fíréandachta, TSh. 1856 . rí is ḟ.¤ ag finnḟearaibh Fáil `who entwines [i.e. holds together] the fair men of F.' TD 9.52 . a ḟ.¤ shluaigh Sligighe (of a chief) 14.20 (with gl. .i. coimirce, suaimhneas, n .). f.¤ na féile ... thú, P. Ferriter 219 . The follg. exx. perh. represent g s.: edera .i. dath feithleand , Arch. i 335.82 . bláith ... na feithleann cumhra woodbine (?), Hard. i 286 . Cf. 2 féith and féithlenn.

féithlenn

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Forms: féthlann, féithlenn, fedlend, feith- lend

n o,m. and ā,f. (cf. 2 féith and féithle, edlenn, and see for etym. ZCP vii 410 ). féthlann, féithlenn o,m. IGT Decl. § 11 (but ā,f. § 12 ). A twining plant, woodbine (?), ivy (?) : sugh losa na feithlinne `juice of honeysuckle' Ros. Angl. 40.15 . cor' imnaisced amail fet[h]lind im urslait RC xiii 223.54 . fedlend ` honeysuckle ' Auraic. 1156 . feith- lend 4250 . do chas ḟagha mar budh ḟéthlonn | do bhas tana mérchorr ... IGT, Decl. ex. 507 . (Fig.) d'ḟeabhas bhfear (sic leg.) na bhféithlionn bhfis, O'Bruad. ii 26 . Cf. snáth féithleannta fis, Ir. Review 1913, 594 § 7 .

féithleóg

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Forms: feithleóg, feithlín, feithleog, fethleóigi, féitleog

n ā,f.

(a) name of a plant, woodbine or honeysuckle: feithleóg, feithlín honeysuckle Hog. Luibhl. feithleog (L. caprifolium) Arch. i 335.68 . ib. 60 . (gl. atriplex agrestis). g s. crann fethleóigi an eidinn 23 K 42, 401.2 .

(b) a husk, pod: féitleog ` husks ' Kirk s.v. fiatghal ( Eg. Gl. 329a ). do na féithleóguibh do ithdís na muca, Luke xv 16 . Cf. féithle, féithlenn.

feithmeóir

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n i, m. (fethem) a watchman, guardian, overseer: f.¤ na féile ┐ didneoir na daennachta AU 1348 . degh- ḟeithmheoir na daennachta, Miscell. Celt. Soc. 330.7 . feich- mheoir ágha `one ever on the outlook to discern battle' O'Gr. Cat. 510.13 . Cu Chula[i]nn feithfeoir na Fodla guardian Rel. Celt. ii. 222.29 . do rinne feithmheóir ós cionn a thighe dhe overseer Gen. xxxix 4 .

féithrennach

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Forms: féithreannach

adj o-ā madhlorg féithreannach ` a woodbine (?) handstaff' (sharp-edged ? Cf. féth) Todd Lect. iv 68.10 .

feiti

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Forms: feichte

(verb. necess. of fethid) is to be watched: as feiti tegh ar theinidh, A iv 3, 713 ( Éigse ii 87 = feichte, O'Grady Cat. 405 ).

1 fel

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Forms: feal

adj evil: feal .i. olc, O'Cl. feilfhios .i. droichḟios ib. (cf. felbas). Cf. felghalar fonaidhe IT iii 103 § 196 . feal, in compounds, ` wicked, felonious ...' as feilghníomh, P. O'C. Perhaps abstracted from compds. of fell, q.v.

2 fel

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n poetry, science: a [ní is] feal laisin filidh, is seis no foircetal isin ngnathbérla ; cona de ata fealmac ┐ feallsub, Laws iv 358.4 . fel .i. ái, Corm. Y 599 . O'Dav. 880 . f.¤ .i. foglaim, O'C. 571 (< H 3.18, 285 ). file .i. fel-sai, sai fhog- lama, Auraic. 3310 . feal .i. eigse ` science ' P. O'C. Perh. an abstraction fr. words like felmac, fellsub, cf. first cit. above. Cf. further : mac Eladain ḟelgaīth (: Delbaeth), Lec. 54bx ( ZCP x 128.37 ). ni fhuil sencus senndaoine | nó 'na fealdaoinibh [leg. na f.¤-daoine ?] occa `learned men' BNnÉ 145.28 . felchainti [fealcainti v.l.] fir IT iii 81 § 59 (or = 1 fell EIS 256 ). Compd. f.¤gním poetic feat (?): uair nachco feilgnīm iar fuin senchus de[i]grīg in domuin 'for the history of the goodly kings of the world is no decadent poetic feat', ÉC vi 258 § 1 .

felaid

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Forms: ron- feladar, —felathar, felsus

v shelters, protects: subj. pres. dep. macc Maire ron- feladar (—felathar v.l.) Hy i 1 (with gl. : .i. ronfialadar .i. dorata a fial torund diar [n]ditin). mac Maire ronfela RC xxvi 162.17 . pret. (with suff. pron.) Cruachu ... felsus Crimthann protected it (?) Ält. Ir. Dicht. i 17.12 = Rawl. 116c21 .

Cf. filsit.

felbas

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x see felmas.