ferus

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x see feorus.

1 fes(s)

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Forms: fessa

adj orig. conj. pass. corresp. to ro-fitir, q.v. Apparently the neg. part. with it was confused with neg. of cop. hence the affirmative constr. with is, etc. Cf. ní fess a lige, Fél. Prol. 113 . pl. a lige ní fessa 76 . cia adbar ..., in fess? SR 7865 . connach fess 8115 . Known ; only as pred. with cop. : ní f.¤ ca lin idrocair it is not known Cog. 8.7 . láoich ... nach f.¤ crúaidh a gcindbeirte the hardness of whose helmets is unknown IGT, Decl. ex. 615 . Cf. gerr gu bfeas a fedh- manna, ex. 1143 . ni feas damh ... cáit ar éirigh uaim I know not TD 39.13 . ní feas damh créad an mhilse (= nescio quâ dulcedine) TSh. 6020 . níor bhf.¤ do neoch díobh a réim, Ériu i 30.222 . ní feas aon d'uaislibh Banbha not one ... is known Keat. Poems 1125 .

2 fes(s)

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x see fis.

3 fess

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x see feis.

1 fés

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n lip: f.¤ .i. bél, O'Cl. faídiud fás fri f.¤ `empty lamentation with the lips' Met. Dinds. iii 50.38 . slan d'fir in muilind cid bed gabus itir a da fes (i.e. between upper and nether millstone), Laws iii 282.17 . Cf. aillfés `a bridlebit' Eg. Gl. 692 .

2 fés

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Forms: fesguirmi, ḟéasgorma

n hair (coll.), esp. of coarse hair growing on lower part of the body = Germ. Schamhaar: prob. same word as 1 fés : tacmainged a f.¤ ichtarach corrici a glún BDD § 61 , which seems = tacmaicced a bél íchtarach co a glún § 38 (in both exx. of a woman). In late Mid. Ir. lit. apparently used of any course fibrous hair. bean ┐ fear ... concertat fabach dia ḟ.¤ ichtair conclised dar cūl a cind sechtair ┐ con- cerdat fabach dia ḟ.¤ uachtair confoilged a nglúine `lower beard ... upper beard' MR 20.8 . Compds. ¤gorm blue- bearded ; g s. f. scairb caillighi fesguirmi , CCath. 3954 . pl. tri dlochtána ḟéasgorma ML 118.32 (both exx. refer to witches). ¤léne a hair-shirt: fesléne sanct Brigte LL 370b27 . feisléni Choluim C. ib. 30 ( Arch. Hib. iv 205.23 ; 206.13 v.l.). ? ¤róinnech : [ben] Ailella feisroinnig BB 397a5 (= feasfonnaid, Dinds. 142 . fésaig, Met. Dinds. iv 70.16 ).

fes(s)ach

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adj o-ā (rarely fisach).

(a) knowing, well-informed: toimdinach cech móirḟesach every one who knows a lot is opiniative Arch. iii 229.98 . foḟuair féin fessaig findgil got a knowing fair white troop LL 5b5 . Leb. Gab. i 58 . pilōit fessach, Fl. Earls 12.8 . fer ... inntleachtach fesach FM iv 766.3 . (a thing prohibited to a breithem :) cen beith fesach i nduilginibh not to be skilled in (the law of) wages Ir. Texts iv 26.8 . Of things : ind aircetal fesach forglide —si, Fen. 274.12 . Aware, cognizant: ni himda persa ... is fessach cred an oigedh geipit, Fl. Earls 70.31 . munab feasach thú nach ... (= nisi scias) TSh. 3524 . an ttuguis mionna bréige go fiosach dhuit? wittingly MacAingil 283 .

(b) known (as pred. with cop.) : is feasach linn we know TD 7.7 . an feasach dhó dála an leomhain? 16.33 . níor bh'fheasach dhamh é (= nescivi), TSh. 2973 . is feasach linn go bhfuil tú fírinneach (= scimus) 8002 .

fésach

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Forms: fésaig

adj o-ā (2 fés) bearded: g s. m. ben Ailella fésaig , Met. Dinds. iv 70.16 .

fes(s)acht

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n ā,f. (fessach) expert knowledge or skill: f.¤ righ Connacht ar conuib, f.¤ righ Uladh ar armuib, f.¤ righ Breg ar ecna, Abbot-Gwynn Cat. of Ir. MSS. 210 .

fesaid

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x see fesid.

fes(s)aige

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n ,f. (fessach ?): Mael Sechlainn ... do éc do ḟesaigi `from sorcery ' AU 996 (`by physic given him' Engl. transl. in Clar. xlix ; `arte magica' O'Conor).