fennán

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n a wren (?): an feannan beacc lag tláith, Éigse xviii 53 . Cf. ? finnén.

fénnid

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Forms: ḟenneda, féinnida, fendedoi, féinidh, féinniodh, féindedha, ḟenned, feindid, fendidi, féinnidhe, féinidhe, feinnedha, fennidi, fendeda, fénned, feinned, feinded

n i,m. g s. ind ḟenneda LL 298a41 . féinnida LU 7074 . do chenel Foelan Fennedo, Trip. 130.14 . ind fendedoi IT iii 238.91 . féinidh IGT, Decl. ex. 1085 (see § 52 ). féinniodh (: fiodh) TD 20.17 . an féindedha FM v 1578 . g du. da ḟenned TBC 4323 = feindid TBC² 2801 . n p. fendidi TBC² 1348 (= fénnide LU). féinnidhe IGT, Decl. 1333 . féinidhe 1328 . feinnedha, Cóir Anm. 222 . g p. erriud fennidi impu LL 266a29 ( MU² 564 ). ina fendeda TBC² 3129 . fénned LL 14a24 . feinned 181a29 , cf. Met. Dinds. iv 102 . feinded Alex. 229. 231 . A member of a `fian' (Meyer, Fianaig. p. xi 4 ) ; a warrior, champion, often implying valour, skill or success in warfare ; later in wider sense a soldier: Asal mac Cuinn Cetcathaigh ┐ ba feindid side, Laws i 70.11 Comm. isind ḟoclui féinnida in tige BDD 74 (see 1 fochla). cland na fénned LL 14a24 . fianna .i. feinnedha rígh Erenn iat, Cóir Anm. 222 . fénnid cách co trebad `every one is a roving warrior till he takes up husbandry', Tec. Corm. § 31.10 . Coirpre .i. f.¤ do Lúignib, Thr. Ir. Gl. 34 s.v. orc tréith. do fennid ┐ caithchid crích `the champion and combatant' Laws v 418.13 . cách f.¤ ┐ cach foglaid LU 4444 . ní raib fénid (fer fēne v.l.) ná banscál 'sind loccán (i.e., in the monastery), Ériu iii 104.12 . go hégeandail nír ḟén- nigh (i.e. he showed his full valour only in an extremity ?) ZCP viii 226 § 17 . de ḟénnedaib na hIruade TBC 5875 . for féinnedaib na Frigia LL 239b13 ( TTr. 1685 ). féindidh foghla for Ghallaibh FM i 510 . gur ḟágaibh an iúsdís uathadh do mhaithibh a muintire aice imaille re hiomadh fénnedh ┐ fearóglaoch iii 230.8 . Used of women : Fin- dabair ... sech ba femen ba fennid LL 17a44 . doluid Creidne for fiannas ... cumma no ḟiched de muir ┐ tír, is aire atberth[a] di Creidni ba feinnid, Fianaig. p. xi . na ban- fénidi (of the Amazons) TTr.² 1698 . In late poetry often merely a title of honour : corn ... ḟéinnidh Uladh (of Mág Uidhir) TD 10.18 . féindedh (.i. briugha) a hospitaller ZCP v 485 § 4 (B. na f.), cf. féine .i. brughaidh, O'Cl. See rígf. (s.v. ríg-).

fénnidecht

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Forms: fendecht

n ā,f. service as a `fénnid,' hence the profession of arms (sometimes apparently of the calling of a free- lance) : ni bat flaith gan feinighecht LL 386a13 . tri nonbur dō for a fendidecht YBL 179b34 (-id- added above) = fendecht BB 259b19 (cf. RC vi 174 ). doluidh araile feinnig ... ar feinidhecht fo Eirinn RC vi 174.5 . luid ... ind ingen for fennidecht, Ériu iv 22.13 . luid-side cuaird fénnidechta ib. 10 . doluidh ... for feinidecht ... do dhighail a haidedh RC vi 174.18 . tug E. righ-fheinnigheacht a leithe féin [d'Éirinn] dhó ` royal championship ' ML 70.5 ( ML² 994 ). See further exx. s.v. ríg-,

fennóc

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Forms: feannóg, feannoigi, fennóca

n ā,f. a scald or royston crow: feannóg, P. O'C. Badhbh catha .i. fionóg `a royston crow' ib. badhb .i. feannóg, O'Cl. in fiach ┐ in ḟendóc LB 274a64 ( SG 56.19 ). g s. i richt einchi .i. feannoigi TBC p. 334n . ( Eg. 93 ). dath fuaince fuan (.i. dath brait na finnoige) ZCP v 490 (see fuinche). pl. fiaich ┐ fennóca LB 274b47 ( SG 57.32 ). fennoga no bansigaidhe (said to be demons of hell not of the air) RC i 36 .

fennta

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Forms: ḟeannta

(pp. of fennaid) flayed, stripped : cf. lethe fir fenta LL 14b11 = ḟeannta BB 42a24 .

fénscor

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Forms: féanscor

n a panic, stampede (?) : roléicthea na graige fo scoraib fer ṅHerenn co ndechatar i fenscor [uaidib add. v.l.], Bórama 110 . aos fanncraidec no curfedh for faenscur ind miceol rochansatt RC xiii 6.8 . dul ar féanscor is ar foluamh- ain, Keat. iii 4473 . féanscor ` dread, terror, flight, rout ' P.O'C. (quoting Keat.). Cf. fenfad.

feo

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adj. (cf. W. gwiw, Ped. i 74. 252 ) withered: etir sunn is tall | a clann ní rab f.¤ (: gleo) may his posterity never decay Anecd. ii 33.4 . luadit maig is feda f.¤, uair isit bí (: gleo) the plains and leafless trees are moving, because they are alive LL 265a29 (= MU² 432 . Of an advancing army in winter-time, mistaken by the person addressed for a forest). See feód and feochos.

feochad

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x see feód-.

feochaine

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n ,f. (fiach) ravens (coll.) ; a flock of birds: feoch- uine (nó fiaich marg.) Herenn LL 122a32 ( RC iii 183.27 ). co n-acamar ... in feóchúni mair uasund túas LU 9247 = in fechuine mar, Anecd. iii 49 . eochain de il-énaib ilerda TBC 5047 (fechine St, H). 5068 .

feochair

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Forms: fechair, feuchair, feuchuir, feochrae, feochar, feocru

adj i (O. Ir. feuchair) rarely fechair, stern, severe ; later fierce, indomitable, wild (gen. but not invariably in unfavourable sense) : feuchair (gl. severus) Ml 27a19 . feuchuir (gl. severus) 23d24 . huan todail feuchuir (gl. fero haustu) 134b4 . fergach nó feochur (fechuir v.l. ; gl. on `acher' Hy v 9 ). Of persons : rí feóchair (= ferox) Lat. L. 63 . rí fechoir gentlidi ib. 2 . slog ... fergach f.¤ PH 8103 . fer blaith cennais ... f.¤ laind ` vigorous ' (of St. Bartholomew) 1975 . file fechair ` stern ' Met. Dinds. iii 56 . Ipamedon f.¤ fergach, TTebe 2726 (= ferus, Theb. vii 430 ). fianna feochra TBC 5683 . féinnidh fiuchair, Ó Bruad. ii 180 . Of animals : fael f.¤ SR 4816 . ba f.¤ ... féig in beist ... cia chruth fogebad conair d'admilliud A. 1129 . ech f.¤ LU 8631 ( FB 47 ). nuallān fuinche feochrae (g s f. ?) Arch. iii 310 § 9 . anmanna feochra wild beasts CCath. 4320 . Of things, etc.: is f.¤ in frecra ` savage ' BDD 63 . cath fulech ... f.¤ , Cog. 110.11 . fogartha feochrai SR 48 (feoch- raib MS. metri gratiâ). In chev. : f.¤ glóir SR 5443 . (as neut. subst. ?) feochar ṅgal, Met. Dinds. iii 258.29 . f.¤ ngoile ITS v 40.10 . Compar. : ní fairgēba-su ... leō bus feochra TBC² 351 = feocru LU. airdri ... as feochru cach ndracoin, Ériu ii 98.4 . Compd. : feochair-galach ML 134.15 .

feochos

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Forms: feocus

adj of a tree, having a withered or shrivelled trunk (i.e. bark ?) : feocos foltchain in beithi (kenning for the birch-tree, i.e. the letter b in Ogham) Auraic. 1160 (= feochuos 4255 , feocus 5528 ).