glés

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Forms: gléso, glēis

n u,m. g s. gléso, Ardm. 78a2 ( Thes. i. 495 ) ; also o,m. g s. glēis (: mēiss), LL 29b46 . (: éis), Met. Dinds. iv 260.14 ; 198.45 . A. Ó Dálaigh lv 2.

(a) In general sense a contrivance, means, arrangement : ri dosnarbair ... | im thalmain con-ilglessaib, | cach digaeth dib im glés ṅgle | is oengles foraib huile (of the winds) ... who disposed them around the earth with manifold functions, each wind of them for its own definite function and yet all serving the same purpose, SR 89 - 92 . in glés fuil for na dúilib the whole constitution of the elements, O'D 971 ( H.3.17, c.679 ). samchorgus nō gemchorgus | isa gāinem glēss the arrangement of which is most admirable, ZCP xiii 29 § 15 . óenach Talten, talci gleós (: beós= glēs) `with mighty preparations,' Met. Dinds. iii 50.39 . fo a gles chóir under due management, Mon. Tall. § 77 . fó áenglés ┐ fo oencháe in one guise and in one way, TTr. 1504 ( LL 237a33 ). gabaid glés n-imberta a arm forsna diberga he starts plying, LU 7862 ( BDD § 143 ). Cf. nogabtís glés do chloídmib ... ┐ d'echlascaib ... doib, LB 155a13 . do chuir gles ar a mhuinntir do tarrainġ amach, Rel. Celt. ii 192.2 . glés coimhéta, 198.7 . glés troda, 188.14 . gléas bídh agus biotáille do chur orainn let food and liquor be furnished ..., Maguires of F. § 67 . gléas meallta ar mhnáibh, Dánta Gr.² 9.32 . gléas do thurnamh an diomusa, TSh. 634 ; 10774 . gé nár chuir an t-olc a ngniomh (sic leg.), d'esbhuidh gléasa for want of means, Mac Aingil 242.16 . Of a building : allmhurdha leam gléas na nGall. `this foreigner's style,' DDána 119.33 .

(b) the instrument, apparatus, equipment with which some- thing is done. tri tuimthea gléso three dippings of the writing instrument, Thes. i 495.5 ( Ardm. 78a2 ). Cf. mo glēs gēroll (of a pen), ZCP xiii 8.5 . as olc an glés, O'Gr. Cat. 243.35 (scribal note). ingni foda is géiri glés, IGT Decl. ex. 157 . ina chathcharpat serda ... cona glés aursloicthi, TBC 2630 . rosglúais gaisced glé-mer gléis `hasty valour, ready in arms,' Met. Dinds. iv 260.14 . Cf. ar ghuís a ghleís `on the vigour (?) of his weapon,' A. Ó Daláigh lv 2 . goro fliuchadh ... glesa a nglan-ghonnadh `the apparatus of their fine guns,' FM vi 2034.2 . pláta airgid ar a bhfoil gles osgailti, Mac Aingil 335.16 . Cf. indell .i. glés, Mann. and Cust. iii 215 n . glese .i. glesa .i. indle no arma, Todd. Nenn. 230 n .

(c) of a bout or spell (of doing something), esp. a bout of fighting : glēs a hindeón the working (?) of its anvils, Hail Brigit § 9 ( LL 49b32 ). iarsin ro selachsa | iar nglés dún fo thrí I slew after three bouts of fighting, LU 9366 = Anecd. iii 54.14 . garb leis in glés nógebedh Troil ... for a muintir the dressing which T. would inflict, TTr.² 1525 . Dal cCais ... | fogebat gles go ngairbe, Anecd. ii 21 § 15 . tuarascbail in trom-glesa sin do innisin `to give a description of the fighting,' Cog. 174.5 . glés ar an mbearna do-bhir, IGT Decl. ex. 1979 . lais na glesaib garga ... gaisced, ro gabsatar i cendaib ... a cheile `the passes of valour,' MR 266.23 . Transf. of physical elements : firfid glés fort do nim coticfe glúne, Trip. i 120.6 = ferfaid gless snecta fort do nim co roa gluine, Anecd. iii 39.10 . tainic glés mór fleachaid ┐ gaoithe, Misc. Hag. Hib. 16 § 14 . ferthar glés fleochaidh forra, Hugh Roe § 83 (40b) . fri glessa gaíthe garbha, FM i 524.11 .

(d) Of musical instruments: playing, performance; tuning (?) (cf. crann glésa `a tuning-key,' Mann. and Cust. iii 255 - 6 ); a special mode (of the harp), see gentarglés, goltarglés: atbélat fir la clúaiss ṅgléssa dóib (v.l. la luas ṅgesa) (of the mythical harpers of the TDD), TBFr. 121 ( LL 249a42 ). as cruit cen gles do na tri glesaib ... .i. suan- traigi acas golltraigi acas gentraigi, YBL 75b31 = Mann. and Cust. iii 251 n . Cf. gabhus C. an cchruit ┐ sinnis an gend- traighe, an golltraighe ┐ sinnis an suantraighe gles iarsin, Ériu iv 57.6 . sai canntairechta ┐ crotglesa, maroen re gles do denum do fein nach dernadh remhe `instrument' (mode of playing ?), ALC i 290.25 .

(e) As vn. making trial of, practising, preparing: buidhean ghaibhneadh ag gléas arm, TD 11.19 . fechain glesa pind annso, Plummer Colophons 14 n. 8 ( Liber Flavus I ii f. 10c ). glés pinne gére, IGT Decl. ex. 1451 . dar an bpeann atá gan ghlés `not mended,' O'Gr. Cat. 590.33. Cf. aga níl agam do ghléas caoil-phinn to trim a [quill] pen, Fiche Duan 30 (poem written 1823). harnessing or equipping horses: deich n-eich ar na n-gléas do'n ghraidh (`ten caparisoned horses' (broken in ?), BR 84.13 . as é budh ferr do ghlés each `to train horses,' RC xxiv 46.1 = TFrag. 34.12 .

(f) Compd. ¤obann (of a gun) quick-firing (?): gunnadha glésoibne, Hugh Roe 168.2 (fol. 45a) .

glésach

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adj (glés) o,ā dædal (?): flaithem cróda rogab in ṁbith | ṅglesach ṅglegrach, Todd Nenn. 226.38 ( LL 133b30 ). Cf. soglesach resourceful, ingenious (?), O'Mulc. 637.

glésad

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x see glésaid.

glésaid

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v (glés) adjusts, prepares, arranges, makes ready (for use or action): ra-glésait a ṅgraigi ri immarchor lochta na crích their horses were made ready, TTr. 1109 ( LL 232a31 ). gléus damh ... secht ndaimh, Numb. xxiii 1. raglés gupu píanta penn (of Cicero) he sharpened the biting points of pens, LL 143b19 . noglēsed a guth dōib, Ériu i 114 § 2 . glēsus gotha, 116 § 6 . tunes (an instrument): tuc a thimpan ... ┐ ra gles hí, Acall. 3465 . Rē ocus Ut ... is īat ro-glēs in t-orgān, ZCP viii 114 § 12 . Cf. crann glesta a tuning key (lit. stick), Laws i 126.32 Comm. gl. plectrum, Ir. Gl. 719 . rann glésta mo thimpáin, SG 248.39 . glésaiss iaramh a ghulbain a ccliethaib a eite he preened his beak ..., Mart. Don. 176.16 . do ghléasadar a n-earradha `they pre- pared their habiliments,' Atlantis iv 166.25 . gléus h'obair amuigh prepare thy work, Prov. xxiv 27 . See also glésta.

glésaigid

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v (glés) makes ready: gléasuigh sí a bíadh, Prov. vi 8 . Of a harp : tunes : glésaighther na crota ┐ coraighter na cuisleanna, O'Dav. 1095.

glése

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x see glésse.

gleselgi

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n name of some kind of cryptic Ogham writing (applied to two nouns divided into syllables and mixed through each other, so that one has to hunt for the solu- tion, glés selge `hunt-arrangement' ?): g.¤ .i. da ainm do scribend .i. cach trina cele dib .i. tosach in cetanma do scribend connigi a leth, ┐ tosach in anma ele ina dhiaidh, ┐ dered in chetanma ina dhiaidh, ┐ deredh in anma ele postea; ┐ ita anmanda a ndentar, sin anma tosaigh, sin ┐ derid, inund, amal atait isin da craib and. becan, leran : gleselgi .i. da ainm. fethnat, segnat, aliter gleselge, Auraic. 5877.

gleslige

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n some prickly or adhesive plant (burdock ?) : na toig- lean dris, na droigean, na glesligi .i. lus lenas a nedach, Laws iv 276.10 .

? gless

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ind gless a glisco .i. forbiur. unde dicitur : duine duine soglesach, O'Mulc. 637 . Prob. only fanciful etymology of glés.

glésse

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n ,f. brightness (Thurneysen, ZCP xi 309 ) : atreab nglesse (: gēssi), Anecd. i 56 § 50 . cen bāisse brīg co ngnīm glēsse, ZCP xi 154 § 89 . á rí glésse glandae (v.ll. glesa, glese, gleisi, glesi), Fél. Ep. 454 . rombi esum dar héisi | nemthech ngleisi nglanóll `a heavenly home bright and pure,' Trip. i 36.29 . Cf. Thr. Hom. 18.20 . Mart. Don. Apr. 29 . a ben glésse gasta, Met. Dinds. iv 196.14 . brēithir glēsi (: ēisi), Arch. iii 296 § 34 . Cf. Auraic. 5247 . slogh ngléisi nglan, BNnÉ 32 § 48 . bretha Nél fades i n-Egipt | féin n-guirm nglése (leg. nglési) a glorious, shining host (?), Todd Nenn. 228.62 ( LL 133b42 ). Cf., however : glese .i. glesa .i. indle no arma, ib. 230 n . Ord in Aidne ardglese, LL 2737 . (?) doro- nad a n-orddugud | fo gaessaib glessib (: sēssib) by brilliant displays of wisdom (?), SR 83 . As a fictitious proper name : Glei ┐ Glan ┐ Glēsi, RC xi 78 § 65.

glésta

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io,iā part. of glésaid, adjusted, arranged, equipped, ready for use or action (of persons and things) : caeca each glésta co gnáth ... `with the usual trappings,' BR 34.20 . sriangair a n-graigi n-glésta `... caparisoned steeds,' MR 192.6 . trí fichid marcach glésta, Hy Fiachr. 455.24 . don gamhanraidh gloin glésta, Cog. 166 n. 2 . catha glesda `trained battalions,' Rel. Celt. ii 186.2 . fligert glésda `a rigged frigate,' 204.22 . co Michel nglan nglēsda `bright-armed,' Ir. Lit. p. 102 = ZCP viii 232 § 5 . risinn gadan nglésta well-attuned, Acall. 1702 . grein is esca ocus renna roglesta in fair array (?), RC xxiii 408.10 . nuaighléasta (of a pen) `newly-trimmed,' Studies 1923, 597 § 3 . ceinnbeirt ... fan maoíl ghlesta mar ghúalach `which had the appearance of (?) coal,' Duan. Finn ii 4 § 13 . Adv. ag suidhe go gléasta chum fleadh ` attired ,' Oss. iv 44.6 .