1 orc

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Forms: orc, arc

n o,m. orc arc, IGT Dec. § 96.3 .

(a) a young pig (archaic and poetic): cumlachtaid nomen do orc muice, Corm. Y 306. orc .i. muc, O'Dav. 1308. orc (.i. banb), Arch. iii 310 § 5 (B. na. f.). torc .vii. mbliadna . . . o ro [bo] orc becc, FB 9 (= oro léorc, LU 8119 ). orcc cránai, PH 7211. ni horta laeg . . . ní horta uan nā orc, LL 374c28 . ní harc a ccró chomhoidheach a pig in a neighbour's stye (= someth. in the wrong place), IGT Dec. ex. 1752. oircc peata .i. in peta ro bi ina urc, Laws iv 108.18 . i cru isil uirc, O'Dav. 1368 . pl. ní tíaghad oirc nā huain a comingaire, Laws iv 100.6 . nai n-oirc firenna, Tromd. Guaire 622. foxla [séig] orcu ┐ cerca, O'Dav. 1480. meas dímhór . . . coro mheth orca na n-orc, FM ii 834 z (expld. in note as `the last pigs farrowed'). Fig. as names of vowels in a species of Ogham (muc-ogam): orc a cru finni (a), orc a cru lēithi (o), etc., Auraic. 5674.

(b) of the young of other animals: orc trēith .i. ainm do mac righ . . . Oenach n-uirc trēith .i. biadh ┐ edach loghmar, etc., Corm. Y 1018 (see triath). rob é a huan-orc Rí na ríogh her young lamb (of the infant Christ), Dán Dé xxvi 8. See 2 orc.

As npr. m. or sobriquet: Orc allaid O Rúadhachán, ALC i 40.4 . E. do marbad don Urc .H. Ruadacan, AU 1030.

2 orc

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n cf. 3 erc a salmon orcc nomen do bradan unde dixit . . . orc brec bronnfind bruchtas do magar fo muirib, Corm. Y 1018 ( Anecd. v 87.4 ) = oirc brec, ib. (88.10); perh. same as 1 orc (b) but see ÉC xxiii 49 , LEIA O-28 .

3 orc

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n o,m. an egg (B. na f.): orc .i. ugh chirce, O'Cl. uirc (.i. uighe), Hib. Min. 47.13 . ? cressaigthe in fer . . . in lágin sin, iṅgi ná tíagat a huirc ecgi essi `its edge-studs (?)', BDD 128 (huirc eicgi, h. eci v.l.); Meyer, RC xii 461.5 , explains `sparks as big as hen-eggs'; but see BDD2 Gloss. s.v. uirc .

? 4 orc

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n a pitcher ? tēit Lugaid Orcde for cenn uisci ┐ cilarn lais, conad [d]e rāidhter Lugaid Orcc de, Cóir Anm. 70 ( IT iii 318.19 ); the same individual is called L. Corc, p. 318.2 . Cf. Lat. urceus?

5 orc

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n calf of leg see orca.

6 orc

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n a lap-dog see oirce.

orca

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Forms: orca, orcuin, orcni, orccni, oircne

n n,f. orca, IGT Dec. § 5. n p. orcuin, ib. ex. 258 ; orcni, LU 6448 ( TBC2 1934 = orccni, TBC 2595 ); later oircne.

The calf of the leg : orc .i. colptha, O'Cl. cusna horcni, gl. suras, Gild. Lor. 181. im orcain ┐ im thairbḟeith mo choissi, Acall. 6800. co tarla erchor . . . i teṅgaid orcan Dondgillai, LL 306b5 ( RC xiii 104 § 136 ). tancatár a sála ┐ a orcni . . . co mbátar riam remi, TBC2 1934. muil a orcan for a lurgnib, 1451 . lénti . . . co horcnib sís, 12 . léni . . . i caustul ga forcnib, TBC 5287 = có a oircnibh, St. da oircnibh ┐ da iosgadaibh, Buile S. § 65. ag iomúaim . . . a n-iallchrann fria n-oircnibh ┐ traightibh, Hugh Roe 22.26 (f. 6b) , cf. FM vi 1918.11 .

orcaid

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v slays , see oirgid.

1 orcán

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Forms: orcan

n o,m. (dim. of 1 orc) a pigling : orcan, Arch. iii 310 § 6 = ZCP xii 361.5 . dotaít torc mór di orcan, Trip. 186.13 . acht nib neach dorona eigem n-orcain, H. 3.18 p. 411 ( O'C. 947 ), expld.: inti dorigne ceol in uirc (cf. orcín). As npr. m.: mac Orcáin, Trip. 348.25 ( Ardm. 18b2 ).

2 orcán

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Forms: oragán

n o,m. name of a plant : carduus (sic leg.) benedictus .i. an t-orcan, RC ix 228.10 . curar, orcāin, foltāin glaise `wild marjoram', K. and H. § 23. oragán `wild marjoram', Hog. Luibh.

orchlisin

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n nech duessim a sil cen orchlisin, Ériu vii 144.1 .