ferchubat

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Forms: fercumat, ferchubat

n o,n. a man's length (? a cubit); later influenced probably by loan-word cubat <Lat. cubitus. fercumat LU 5858 ( TBC² 1388 ). ferchubat fir i talmain TBC 6155 = comhḟad fir, Add. co ndechaid in roth f.¤ hitalmain LU 8852 ( FB 64 ). fercubat isind adnucol (= cubitus de terra super corpus) Lat. Lives 19 = fercubat fir, Trip. 252.28 . pl. co ndechatar secht ferchubat di senamain in tige i talmain LU 8377 ( FB 25 ). inna-airdde ... secht ferchubait (= sex cubitorum 1 Reg. 17.4 ).

ferchuitred

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n o,n. (?) ` proportion (?), complement (?) of men'; explained as a group of three men having some common bond or affinity: fearchuidreadh .i. fearchoimthrítheach .i. beith na mbuidhnibh tríair, O'Cl. (but cf. cuitriud) fercuidred fer nEreand inso cach triar TBC² 3520 (following a list of warrior-triads, each of men bearing the same name). tancadar in[n]a ferchuidreda 3534 . Ferchuitred Medba `Meadb's husband-allowance' (title of a story) Ériu ii 174 n . Anecd. v 17 . See follg.

ferchuitredach

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Forms: ferchutredaig, ferchutredach

n o,m. a member of a `ferchuitred': n p. ferchutredaig ḟer ṅhErend TBC 6092 (fir chuidrigh, fer- cuidrigh v.l.). 5878 . g p. anmand na ferchutredach 5882 = na bfer ccuidrigh, St. maidid for Meidb ... ┐ nos berat na ferchutredaig ass hí iar sin amal bá bés dóib, TFerbe 738 .

ferda

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Forms: ferrdai, ferdu

adj (ferdae) io-iā (fer) male, masculine, belonging to a man: dund síl ferdu (gl. semen [virile]) Ml 44a10 . moth .i. cach ferdae, Bodl. Corm. ball f.¤ membrum virile BColm. 94.2 . Corm. Y 865 (ferrda). indsci ferdha ` male gender ' Auraic. 1912 . ro saerad ar choblige fherrdai PH 5890 . láthar f.¤ , see láthar. tincur fearda (gloss on fertincur), Laws, ii 356.17 Comm. as leis do cuireadh na goill fon arathar & dá ghall ag foirseadh asa ttiaghaibh fearrdha ina ndíaidh scrotums , Éigse xv 23 . techtugud f.¤ male possession (opp. to: t. banda) v 470.14 Comm . na fir i n-ecosc f.¤ ┐ na mná i n-ecosc banda LU 2619 . an feardha ┐ an bannda male and female Numb. v 3 . Manly, virile: fer ferdae, Fél. Feb. 8 . céssad slóig ḟerdai, Feb. 28 . batír ferdai a gníma LU 4853 = ferrdai TBC² 365 . ropo f.¤ an comrac, TTr.² 1732 . ro chathaigset co ferrda PH 6521 . Compar. as superl.: cing as ḟerdu (ferrdu, ferrda, ferdae v.l.), Fél. Aug. 20 . san aois fheardha in manhood TSh. 10245 . As subst. pl., the male pudenda: co fuaratur ferdu fer, Met. Dinds. iii 156.11 (ferrdacht v.l.). co n-accassa ferda a fir LL 13a9 . a f.¤ uili, CCath. 2960 . madh fer dotghné soaith for a ferdaib ZCP vi 258.17 (leg. ferdacht ?).

ferdacht

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Forms: ferdhacht, ferthacht, —a

n ā,f. (ferda) ferdhacht, ferthacht, g s. n p. —a, IGT, Decl. § 26 (sometimes wrongly used for feracht, q.v.)

(a) manhood, virility, manliness: la firu ferdacht, la mná mifre LL 119b18 . fri f.¤ findcháid ` heroism ' Met. Dinds. iii 164.2 . Cf. fearrdhacht fionnchoir .i. neart eolais O'Cl. manhood, man's estate: aos ógáin, feardhacht ┐ seanórdhacht TSh. 5277 .

(b) the male pudenda: co n-acaidh si fearrdacht a fir BB 39b55 . Met. Dinds. iii 156.11 v.l. bandacht na mban et ferdachta na fer, Aisl. Tund. 104.23 = ferrdocht 130.15 .

ferdaide

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adj io-iā belonging to a man, manly: dias oac feinne ... congraim n-án f.¤ forro TBC 4334 . 4381 . But perhaps the true reading here is fernaide, cf. the variant reading of this passage cited from TBC² 2808 in F 93.6.

ferdaigis

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x etc.: see ferthigis, —sed, etc.

ferdatu

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Forms: ferdatad

n t, m. (ferda) manhood: g s. co áes ferdatad LU 4994 (= ferdada TBC² 505 ). co haois ḟerdhata FM v 1860.2 . vi 2358.12 (ferrdhata).

ferdes

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ind intan as atuaid rigi Caisil, a ḟ.¤ ┐ a dliged do rig na Deisse deiscirt .i. xxx. samaisce cach forbae cach thres bliadna do, Rawl. 149b54 . Cf. dés.

ferdoman

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Forms: Ferdomun

n m. (legal term) a minor , see Thurn., Ir. Recht 86 - 7 (fer domun): f.¤ .i. domna fir the makings of a man Corm. Y 667 . ferdomun (.i. damna fir) Laws ii 256.3 = ZCP xiv 359 . ? g s. fola ferdomna, Ériu i 116.10 . airg ┐ fir ┐ mna ┐ ferrdomain, O'C. 587 (< H 3.18 p. 290 ). fir domain .i. mic bithbinecha .i. damna na fer bis isin doman [.i.] na mic beca ┐ na flescaigh ┐ na fir midbuidh, O'D. 825 (< H 3.17 c. 590 ). nidam fer, nidam ferdomhan, Ériu xiii 26.24 (cf. O'Dav. 1560 ). As npr., m.: acc. Ferdomun LL 32a3 . cor fer eter da domon | corb ainm dó féin Ferdomon, Met. Dinds. iv 362.160 .

ferdris

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Forms: feirdris

n (cf. dris) a bramble, briar: ardam iachtadha .i. feth .i. fefe nó f.¤ , Anecd. iii 43.22 = feth .i. fe ue at uath feirrdris, Auraic. 4295 . rubus .i. in feirdris RC ix 243.9 . rubus .i. ferrdris, Arch. i 335.67 . feirrdhris, eirrdhris `a dogbrier', `wild rose' P.O'C. feirdris ` wild briar ' Hog. Luibhl.