fidchellach

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Forms: fidchellaig, Fithchiollach

n o,m. a `fidchell'-player: Met. Dinds. i 26 . fi[d]chellach ... as ferr do boi a nEirinn, Acall. 7984 . n p. fidchellaig LL 29b45 . Cf. go ro curit fidhcelda [leg. fidh- cheldaig ?] na Temrach dia saigidh-siumh ... ┐ gou rug-som a toichell RC xii 78 § 69 . As npr. m. Fithchiollach, TFrag. 92 . Dlúthach mac Fithchellaig, Cáin Ad. § 28 . LL 338g52 . m. Fithchellaich, Rawl. 160a24 ; z .

fidchellacht

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n ā,f.

(a) the act or art of playing `fidchell': ficheallacht (part of education of a chieftain's son), Laws ii 154.11 Comm. ac fidcellacht RC v 200.20 . dobered leth brandaigechta ┐ fi[d]chillachta fora thigerna TBC² 2328 . fichthellacht, Ériu iv 148.14 (v.l.). iarras [an rí] fichiollacht ar Ch. asked C. to play `fidchell' 57.10 . Fig. fithceallacht na faithi, CCath. 3398 (= alea Fati Phars. vi 7 ). CCath. 4593 . f.¤ conrodbai (name of a metre) IT iii 99 § 169 .

(b) (coll.) chessmen (?): dorad a fichthill co n-a fithchillacht do Ailill BR 200.17 = fichellacht BB 278a28 (possibly in sense a here also).

fidchellaige

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n io,m. a `fidchell'-player (?): tretell .i. in bran- aighi nó in marcach no in fichellaighi no in mac righ, O'Dav. 926 (where tretell seems to have the sense of `favorite,' `pet' at court).

fidgrind

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adj epithet of a chariot: carpat f.¤ féthaide LU 8594 . 8633 ( FB 45 ; 47 ). LU 10215 . Cf. dar fot fana na fidgrend LL 34b26 = Fánat na findglenn, Ériu iv 106 § 57 (Rawl.).

See féthgrind.

fidil

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Forms: fidli, fideal

n f. (<med. Lat. vitula RC xii 465 ) a musical stringed instrument, a rebeck or fiddle (?): n p. pipai, fidli , Met. Dinds. iii 20.257 . Cf. fideal 'a fiddle ' P. O'C.

fidius

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n (Lat. assidios) name of a herb : sa tir cedna ata luibh danadh ainm fidius, Celtica ii 122.38 .

? fidlan(n)

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n a wooden (?) vessel or measure: fidhlan airmeide di taru, Laws iv 308.4 ( Críth G. 139 , see n .). f.¤ n-airmide d'imm, O'C. 880 (< H 3.18, 394ab ). Cf. next.

fidlann

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Forms: fidlaind, fídlanna

n o,m. (fid + lann `blade'? but latter is fem.) a piece of wood used in divination and hence the divination itself (some kind of rhabdomancy or xylomancy , Stokes RC xii 440 ). fís nā [ḟ]idhland nā aisling, Acall. 4928n . n p. techait fidlaind (.i. tiagait ass na lanna co fí .i. in gentlecht) RC xxvi 32.153 ; 33 n.11 . a p. dogniat ... auptha ┐ felmasa ┐ fídlanna xii 428.7 . Cf. prec., and see felmas, and idlann.

? fidlirech

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Forms: fíglirig

n o,m. (fidil) a player on a `fidil' (?): n p. fíglirig LB 208b33 ( Alex. 468 ).

fidlo ?

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ind (g s. or g p.) grinne f.¤ find LL 52a46 ( ZCP xi 110 § 30 . )

fidnach

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Forms: ḟidhnaigi

n ā,f. twigs, used for fuel or bedding (coll.): beanaid fidnaig ... conid de ata Fidnacha i Corann YBL 180b21 ( SG 253.25 ). teni tria fidnaid, Ériu v 238.118 . ba hadud n-airdgrise fo fidnaig (foidhnaig v.l.) n-uarerraig, Anecd. ii 48z . dighlaim dergthenedh ... áit a lecar foidhnuidhe (foidnaig v.l., leg. fo ḟidnaige ?) ni gnath di ní d'fácbhail dia hesi, 59.14 . ḟidhnaigi IT iii 104 § 203 (= idhnaidhe, Thurn. Zu Ir. Hs. u. Lit. i 71 ) is possibly n.l.