1 gelt

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Forms: geltib

ā,f. vn. of gelid

(a) grazing, feeding: serrech ... bís oc geilt, Three Ir. Gl. 41 s.v. serrach. amail geilt da each i carait, Fél.² 190.22 . arigsitár in geilt geltatár ind eich, LU 4733 . elta do gésib sin tecait ... do geilt for maigib ... hErend, TBC 1331 ; 548 . is geilt ængeóid, Hib. Min. p. 66.11 . iar n-imbulg, ba garb a ngeilt `herding' (of cattle), Met. Dinds. iii 370.61 . forrgid gealeas tar geilt níndrich beyond lawful grazing, Laws iv 108.13 . clann Neimid ... ar geilt féoir `living on grass,' Ériu iv 156.12 . gelt .i. gerrad (i.e. cropping?), Stowe Gl. 410 . g s. bo geilte, Laws ii 252.22 Comm.

(b) In pl. abst. for concrete, pastures. Cf. geltib (gl. stabula), Phil. Ecl. vi 60 ( Thes. ii 361 ). tucait a n-eich ... ┐ a ṅgrega d'ḟergeltaib ┐ scoraib, TBC 72 . ar na geltaib sin tairisit na héoin ┐ na hethaiti, MU² 391 . imrulat dar garbaib gelt (over `dar galaib gart' in MS), SR 3441 . glaisiu geltaibh gort greener than pastures is ivy, Auraic. 1189 . See also gleth, glé, and geltboth.

2 gelt

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n a madman , see 1 geilt.

gelta

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pret. 3 s. rel. of gelid Celtica xx 124 , epithet of Cormac grandfather of Cathaír Mór: Cormac gelta gaeth in gass, Rawl. 83a47 . meic Corbmaic g.¤ gaeth, 118b36 . caurad gaïle g.¤ gaeth, 116a7 . Keat. ii 2652 , 4026 . Origin unknown to compiler of Cóir Anmann: Cormac Gealtai gáeth. ní ḟeadamair co leíg, § 197 .

geltach

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adj (geilt) o,ā

(a) crazy, insane: gealtán gealtach, Buile Ṡ. 30 § 21 . ? glac duibgealtaig gortaigh, IT iii 101 § 182 .

(b) timid, skittish: each chruthghlan nāch gealtach garg, Measgra D. 15.9 . Cf. geltech.

geltachas

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n (geltach) m. panic, terror, madness: dul re gaoith agus re gealtachus, RC i 43.23 .

geltacht

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n (geilt) ā,f. panic, terror, frenzy, insanity, state of being a geilt (characterized by e.g. living in the wilderness, leaping or flying, eating raw food and having visions) (see Éigse xiv 179-206 ): naoi ngelti dibh do dol for geltacht, TFrag. 40.11 . tuc síneadh ar a cholainn o talmain co n-deachaigh re gaith ┐ re gealtacht, CF 316 . Suibne Geilt do dul (sic leg.) ar geltacht, Laws iii 88.3 . conid re g.¤ ocus re genidecht ro cind comairli, MR 236.12 . cidh rottuc ar gealtacht thú, Buile Ṡ. 102.14 . an cú bhíos ar bheagan muirne | méin gealtachta as gnáth sa gcoin, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 191.50 . mar do chuir [Dia] i ngealtacht é, TSh. 3463 . naonbhar ... lotar hi faindeal ┐ i ngealtacht as in cath sin, FM i 318.1 (= ix. uolatiles .i. geltai, Tig. RC xvii 229.19 . = gealta, CS 122.8 ). g s. re gabad na gealtachta, MR 232.9 .

geltad

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x see geltaid.

geltagán

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x see geltucán.

geltaid

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v (gelt) denom. grazes, pastures: ca fuinn ḟérmura geltfuit ar n-almha ... ┐ ar n-echradha, CCath. 603 . ní fuaradur a n-echradha ... fér nó geltadais, 2351 . Vn.: cech firian fo glangeltad | for deiss Dé bí, SR 8333.

geltán

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n (geilt) o,m. dimin.: a lunatic, one panic-stricken: misi an gealtán gealtach, Buile Ṡ. 30 § 21 . bid gealtán truag, MR 174.15 . boisgell .i. geltān, O'C. 85 ( H.3.18, p. 64b ). pl. gealtáin gaoithe ... ag éirghe a ngleann, TD 35.6 .

geltboth

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n gl. pabulum, Sg. 53a17 . a p. ? dudafeded for celt- baidi (= geltbaidi?) who used to lead them to pastures, Ml. 100b17 .