Cite this: eDIL s.v. fo-claid or

Forms: focechladar, foroichlaid, foclass

v (clad- `dig') digs under , digs up, undermines, excavates: pret. pl. 3 focechladar TÉt. III 16 ( Ériu xii ). perf. 3 s. foroichlaid (gl. effodit) Ml 24c18 . nech fochlaid daurtach `who breaks into an oratory' Ériu vii 156.1 . foc- laidind tighe na cille co mberind ilmuīne eisib RC x 82.8 . Of pigs rooting: ré duith ... isi re in sin nad focladat, O'C. 815 (< H 3.18, 376a ). Pass. pret. foclass a búrach dó (is inund són ┐ focheird úir da luib taris kicked away the earth) TBC 1490 . foclassa búrach dóib and 6144 (ro clasa St., H). foclas a fert and, Dinds. 18 ( RC xv 312 ). int adnacul foclas i Cluain, Todd, Nenn. 206 . Cf. focech- laidis .i. ro tochlaidis O'C. 574 (< H 3. 18, 286 ). For focioch- latar TBC 5545 (St) and bochichlet LL 197a9 , see fo- clich.

In legal phrase: ni techta a finntiu fo-da-fith, fo-da- claid, fo-da-derga ... ... Laws v 462.2 . Cf. ad-claid.

See 2 fochla and fochlaid.


Cite this: eDIL s.v. foclaid or

v ā (focal) affirms, declares, pronounces (of an emphatic or authoritative utterance): foclaim rim chain is rim chubus ... na ro aerus duine IT iii 86 § 89 . nī dernad riam ... foclaim, ... dūn daṅgen mar Babilion I assert ZCP iii 19.6 ( Rawl. 74b22 ). ní ḟoclam-ne ón we would not say so (= I am not of that opinion) TBC 862 (= ni fior són St). se fichit findscél ... foclas cech fili LL 145a49 . corgus apstal ... iii láe cech rathe ... foclait fāithi fīrinne ` proclaim ' Mart. Tall. 118 ( LL 363 marg. inf.). ma foclaid liaig ... co fetfaidea a leigis if a physician declares Laws iii 322.5 Comm. acht munar focaill sai legha comad marb e `has stated' BCrólige § 14 Comm. foclaim bad comhainm an láoi so ... th'oidhidh (a prediction) BNnÉ 37 § 66 . cach plág ro ḟocail `every plague that he threatened' Met. Dinds. iii 452 . In Laws Comm. used of giving an award or decision: a focluit comuighthuigh eaturra Laws ii 154.12 . febh nosfocluid comhaithig 314.21 . ollam foccail .i. inti foclaiter conid ollam `who is reputed to be an ollam' v 114.21 (who is tested so that he becomes a master' MacNeill, PRIA xxxvi C 281 n. 3 ). Cf. inodfocladar in t-ollam as a dréchtaib `the Ollamh reports of him as to his compositions' (of a candidate `fili'), O'Curry, MS. Mat. 462 (< H 2.15, p. 85 ). Cland Ch. nár ḟocail ḟeall who never uttered (?) (approved ?) falsehood IGT, Verbs ex. 450 . Of ordering, enjoining, with FOR (AR): mas e in liaig rofocail ni dona hurcoilltibh so aran othar `if it be the leech who has prescribed any of these ... for the patient' BCrólige § 25 Comm. damad e in cintac ro oclad if it were the defendant who had ordered ib. ni liagh ro focail air ann sin (of a wounded man) O'C. 1818 (< 23 Q 6, 45b ). ara focladh orro dul ind (sc. a boat) Laws iii 212.1 . Cf. fāth a focla orro [leg. ar a focladh ? or is this vn. ?] Laws iii 210.26 . cidbe fath ara focladh orro dul ind 212.2 . a riar orainn do fhocail `it has imposed its rule on me' Dán Dé vii 19 .

Vn. focal, q.v. See also focalta.


Cite this: eDIL s.v. foclaidid or

v (foclaigid ?) = foclaid: foclaidit filid FDG 461 ( MR 56 : ` proclaim it').

? fo-clich

Cite this: eDIL s.v. ? fo-clich or

Forms: bocichlet, fociochlatar

v steps (leaps) up, advances (?), alights (?): fut. bocichlet aṅgil ó Día LL 297a9 . pret. tainic buiden ... pa digrais ... fociochlatar isin tulaigh TBC 5545 St (fochich- laitir H). Cf. brogsat sech Affraic; | fo fer fon ciochlattur | Feinius fēg Farsaid, Leb. Gab. i 280 (glossed: ba maith an fer for a mbatar lorg). Cf. Fene a Fenio Patre, ut dicitur: fo fongiulator Feinius, O'Mulc. 517 . snatches away: foclich 'snatches away' Ériu lvi 68 n. 22 = CIH vi 2124.1 . See fo-glen.


Cite this: eDIL s.v. fo-clóena or

v causes to bend: fóen focloentais catha gráin LL 43a26 = faon fochlaontais c. `lowly they prostrated the battalions of triumph' TFrag. 110.3 (doubtful transl.).


Cite this: eDIL s.v. foclóir or

n glossary: Focloir no Sanasan Nua RC iv 351 . atā am leabhar uasal ḟoclōir 'there is in my noble book a f.¤ ' Ériu xix 122 (Laud 615, p. 24) .


Cite this: eDIL s.v. foclugud or

ind (of an in-calf cow:) mad foclugud colla doberar le fris in re is dir do, no trebaire fri hindlaeghus gen im- taireg is leath lacht do andside, O'C. 1040 (< H 3. 18, 435a ) = focc- colla H 3.18, 447a . Cf. focal (c), and foclaid.


Cite this: eDIL s.v. fo-cluinethar or

Forms: foclos

v hears, overhears (?): focluinim cluibhne cin chol ZCP vi 260.15 . ? pass. pret. beim foclos BB 488b22 .


Cite this: eDIL s.v. fo-cná or

v corrodes, wastes, consumes (?) (trans. and intr.): is mé Oengus céle Dé | coemdos glē clēre fodchna SR 8010 (a bright i.e. burning bush consumed with zeal ? perh. reflex.). is tochrus im oibil .i. tarcud febe im molc fochná, O'Mulc. 758 . meni torsed ... bās do M. arforbertais na nathracha ind ┐ focnafed ana faigbet béo i nHérinn what they found alive in Ireland would have wasted away Dinds. § 13 . = focnafed ana fuigbead beo BB 358a34 . Corresp. to: nathir ... cnáifed ... slóg ... na senÉrend, Met. Dinds. ii 62.11 . LL has cona farcbaidis [`d' uncertain in facs.] anmanna beo. Cf. fochnám.

? fo-coidli

Cite this: eDIL s.v. ? fo-coidli or

v fid focoidled comḟuaim ngliaid` `that used to silence (?) the sound of battle' (of a shield) Proc. RIA iii 540 § 2 = LL 146b3 . Possibly fo is prep. here.


Cite this: eDIL s.v. fo-coisle(a) or

Forms: fochsl-, foxl-, focoissle, fodacoisle, fodaroxla, forróxul, forochlastar, forochsalsat, focoslider, foroxlad, foxlar

v ā (protot. fochsl-, foxl-). Ind. pres. 3 s. focoissle, Laws v 422.1 . fodacoisle iv 202.1 . Subj. pres. 3 s. (perf.) fodaroxla 200.1 . perf. 3 s. forróxul (gl. tulit de medio) Wb 27a19 (cf. forochlastar .i. rosfuc lais, gl. fosrolaic Hy ii 38 ). 3 pl. forochsalsat (gl. subduxisse) Ml 18d11 . Pass. pres. s. focoslider (gl. tollitur) Ench. Aug. 76b ( ZCP vii 482 ). perf. foroxlad (gl. exacta est) Ml 31a5 .

(a) takes away, abstracts, carries off ; freq. in Laws. im scaideirc focoisle ben ar araile (.i. beris in ben o ceili) Laws i 150.11 (152.32) . athgabail fir focoisle seoit ... (... don fiur foxlus seoit), O'Don. 377 ( H 3. 17, 286 - 7 ) = Laws v 262 . fer fodacoisle di maigin ... fo teol ┐ taide (.i. fer foxlas leis iad) the man who takes them (viz. bees) away from the precinct iv 202.1 (cf. fodocoisle .i. foxal, O'Dav. 939 ). nach dune dorata a gell ┐ focoissle iarum (.i. iarna toitim i ngill ro fuaitgedh sund e) who gives a pledge and takes it away again (after it has become forfeit) Laws v 422.1 . nach dune dombera a gell ┐ fochoisle ... direnar lānlōg enech ind [ḟ]ir ara foxlaiter ib. 6 . beich bite sechtar faithche, cipe fodaroxla no rodogata `who ever carries them off or steals them' iv 200.1 . gabais in mnaí foa lethoxail deis ┐ fócoislé for forlés in tige LU 10910 (= TÉt. III § 15 ). ind Ailich Móir furóxail muintir Cluana macc Nois `in A.M. which the community of C. took away' Trip. 80.21 (884) . rofoxal in sruth a luimne dona laechaib .i. a sciatho, Dinds. 57 . foroxlad e as (the letter) e has been taken out of it Sg 201b8 . fochoissled ... súas R. ... ┐ dolécced anúass was snatched up (into the air) Trip. 130.22 (= focoisled 1506 ). Cf. seichill .i. foxal, ut est: cū seichill focoislethar a muinter féin, O'Mulc. 849 . Distrains (?): ro foxlebaid `the distress will be made' Laws i 218.16 Comm. Cf. focois- lither ceithra in teallaigh la cis a neimhidh `shall be dis- trained for the rent of the n.' iv 6z Comm . = arna forcois- ligthear cethrai in tella[i]ch laisin cis sin, O'C. 846 (< H 3. 18, 385a ) (the text is: uracomol cis neimid `land which secures the rent of a n.', one of the seven holdings into which cattle are not brought for entry). ni foroxla taide no cnet ... asrenar cona fuillem `that which is taken away in theft secretly or openly ... shall be paid for with addition' Laws ii 374z (Comm. explains: ni foxlas nech dib o ceile i ngoit; Thurneysen, Ir. Law 39 , renders: `Alles, was Verheim- lichung ... ausgenommen hat', comparing: fidbretha, ... a ndire for treisi, acht ni focoisle cuicthe de, Laws i 182.3 ). Cf. foxlut muige ┐ cricha anudh ┐ dithim cintuigh (gl. fofuiriut anta ┐ dithmunn) ` lengthen ' ii 104 Comm . nochan foxlait muige na cricha anad na dithim doib i 148.17 Comm . (of distresses taken by women).

(b) Acc. to O'Don., Suppl. ` foxlar is sometimes put for fastar `it is bound, confirmed,' for which statement he refers to the follg.: ó bet [fis ┐ trebuire] araon a n-aoinfecht ann foxlait in cunnrad uile leo amhuil foxlas tochus ┐ innracus enech comlán do neoch ó bet araon a nainecht aige is amuil sin astus fis ┐ trebuire in cunnradh uile leo, O'D. 793 (< H 3. 17, c. 569 ) = o beid araon i n-aonfecht ann foxlar in cunnradh uile leo, O'C. 2393 (< Eg. 88, 30b6 ). is amlaid ro soich lan fiach ar in sellach a cain .i. cethruime ar dul co maigain, ┐ cethruime air ar beth a fiadnaise an marbtha, ┐ cethruime ar beth ina coimitecht o eisinill co inill. ┐ is amail foxlus tochus ┐ indrucas eneclann comlan do duine o bed maraen aice is amlaid foxlus na tri cethruma in cethruma aile cuca, 23 Q 6, 13a37 ( O'C. 1692 ).