orgun, (orcun)

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Forms: orcun, orcuin, orcuin, orcain, orcuin, oircne, orguin, argain, oirgne, oirgne, oirgniu, orggain

n ā,f. vn. of oirgid. n s. orcun, Wb. 4b23 . orcuin, Ml. 99b4 (perh. dat. instr.). a s. orcuin, 85b9 . orcain, 73d6 . d s. orcuin, 60d3 . g s. oircne, 22b1 . Mid.Ir. n s. usually orguin (-ain), later argain, g s. oirgne (airgne), pl. oirgne, -i (airgne, -i). Treated as o-st.? a p. oirgniu, LU 3390 ( SC 17 ). g p. orggain (: Colgain), LL 183a13 . In late lang. the oblique cases are freq. supplied by *oirged (airged).

(a) orig. the act of slaying, murdering; a murder ; absol. or with obj. gen. is dílmain la cách ar n-orcun-ni (gl. aestimati sumus ut oves occisionis), Wb. 4b23 . orcuin inna primgeinde ón (gl. novo damni genere), Ml. 99b4 . ar mad cin dóib orcuin Crist ┐ a c[h]rochad, PH 3234. tri coicait ban i nEmain | is me doruid a n-orgain I caused them to be slaughtered, Ériu v 213.118 . iar n-árcain Conaire Móir hi mBrudin Dá D., RC xvi 405.23 (Tig.). do chuingid oirgne fón orgain ro dligestár Ingcél díb (= to retaliate the murders committed by I.), BDD 23. Níamán án airgne splendid in slaughter, TBC 3085. buónfoch . . . lān di c[h]lochuip d'orcoin (i.e. of missile stones), ZCP viii 120.13 . pl. gonaid sóeru, saigid oirgniu, SC 17. ni chēlat a margnima. adrollat (.i. innisit) a mor-orgni, FB 71. bator ica n-oircnib ┐ ica cerbad, Ériu viii 174.16 = oca n-argain, ib. 37 .

(b) in Mid.Ir. and later raiding or ravaging (territory, places, buildings, etc.): doronsat orcuin i tír mBretan, IT i 17.19 ( LB 25b11 ). do orgain inna cathrach, FB 83. loscad na Trói ┐ a arcain, TTr.2 175. lān-orggain Mide, LL 184a11 ( Arch. Hib. ii 72 § 29 ). lucht airgne Chláire, Keat. ii 4769. d'argain eagailse to pillage a church, iii 2300 . dorinne A. an teampall d'argain, TSh. 1445. orcain iffirn harrowing Hell, PH 2647. i medon aidche dolluid in Coimde do arcain ithfirnd, Ériu ii 140 § 149 ; cf. ZCP viii 206.33 , Dán Dé xx 40. Of plundering or despoiling persons: tigernada bít oc dénum adbair do argain na n-óglach (= who seek a pretext for harassing their subjects), PH 7528. Tadhg . . . do argain uile leis `T. was despoiled completely', AU ii 350.6 (an. 1275). Of property: iar n-orcain scrine Patraic `rifling', AU ii 16.18 (an. 1066). Of damage done by animals: isin glaisin do orgain dona caírchib, Dinds. 1 § 35 ( RC xv 283 ).

A raid, attack, massacre : conā terno cid sceola oircne as a survivor to tell of the dest ruction (of a shipwreck), Corm. Y 323 . éluthach argni, LL 224b47 ( TTr. 562 ). oenfer do lucht na hoircne one of the raiding party, LB 129b16 . pl. doronad crecha mora ┐ airgni uathib fo Mumain, Cog. 70.20 . oirgedh sé oirgne déac `devastations', FM i 260.8 .

A recognized class of tales was entitled `orgun', see the list of `airgne' in LL 190a16 fg. (O'Curry MS. Mat. 590 ). ni gnath orgain gan urfhogra, MR 94.12 . ma ferr lat dano orcne .i. Orcain Maighi Ce, etc., Anecd. ii 46 § 8.

(c) in concrete sense spoils, booty (rare in sing.): ra tinolait inn argain i n-oeninad, LL 225a1 ( TTr. 565 ). tug géill ┐ airgne leis, Keat. ii 5577. ar toigecht d'Fergus . . . cona airgnib ┐ cona edalaib, Celt. Rev. iv 114.20 . iomat na n-airccneadh, FM vi 2010.5 .

orient

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n (Lat. oriens) the East : a n-aslui grién foa fuined dosoí dond orient, Thes. ii 21.37 ( Bcr. 33b18 ). oc ind orint airtheraig, Rawl. 71b marg.

orla

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x see urla.

orlann

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x see urlann.

orlár

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x see urlár.

orman(n)

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x see ármann.

Ormoint

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pn f. (Romance loan-word) Normandy (for loss of initial cf. Orbúaid): ro gabhsat cuan . . . isin nOrmoint, ZCP vi 28 z . g s. na hOrmointi, ib. 'san Ormon, 34.15 .

1 orn

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n (? vox nihili, Stud. Celt. ii 99-100 , Ériu xxiii 230 ). slaughter ? orn .i. orgon, Corm. Y 1010 (= ornd .i. creach no orguin, Corm. p. 33 ); cf. 295 , 735 . gai-orn .i. gai-orcne, 688 . orn .i. orgain no marbadh, O'Cl. P. O'C. No exx. from lit.

2 orn

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n a bar or bolt ? udhma . . . is ed a crand bis air .i. in loirg nó in sim . . . nó conad í fein in sim ┐ in loirg do crann araill ut est: na tabratar udhma orn. Oirn .i. loirg, O'Dav. 1615 ; an obscure passage in which `loirg' (? lorg) seems = bolt or bar (of gate of a cattle-pound) and `sim' the staple through which it is passed, `udhma' being equated with the latter.

ornáid

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n f. (late Romance loan-word) an ornament : a mhuir . . . dob o.¤ don tír-so tráth, Hard. ii 238.10 (poem by Seán Ó Coileáin, 1754-1817).

ornáidech

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Forms: ornáideach

adj o,ā. ornate, adorned : ornáideach (epithet of a chief), Hackett xxxix 163.