1 oscar

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Forms: oscur, hoscor, hoscuraib

n o,m. acc. to Pedersen ii 615 a deriv. of scar-, scuir- `part, depart', the orig. meaning being `not belonging to the household', oppd. to tascur `company'; the older form may be oscur (-or), cf. la hoscor , Rawl. 113a8 ; d p. hoscuraib, Laws i 30.29 Comm.

(a) an outsider, a new-comer or stranger : don baíth nó dond oscar (gl. idiotae, 1 Cor. xiv 16 ), Wb. 12d16 ; `the ignorant one' Thes., but prob. an alternative explanation the outsider, i.e. unbeliever, cf. idiotae aut infideles , 1 Cor. xiv 23. ní bu bronach int oscur (.i. int óegi), Hy. v 28 ( Thes. ii 334 ) = aíghe [sic leg.] uasal, Lism.L. 1250. Prob. also in follg.: alis Patricc fair óclach alaind .i. na bad oscair, Goid. 87 n. 17 (i.e. one not a stranger, belonging to a different tribe? = áliss P. . . . im damnae n-epscuip dia desciplib di Laignib, Thes. ii 241.7 , cf. 10 . The form oscair may represent an adj., cf. sonirt < nert). oscar .i. aoidhidh no fear én-uaire, O'Cl. P. O'C.

(b) a `lay' or non-professional person; an unskilled or ignorant person. int oscur (.i. . . . in tuata), Hy. v 28 (alternative gl.). oscar .i. aneolach, ut est o.¤ cach i ceird araili, O'Dav. 1326. neach oscor (.i. aineolach), ZCP v 484 § 9 (i.e. one uninitiated in Bérla na f.). rucus airnisi ṅgobann la hoscor (.i. cen goib- necht), Rawl. 113a8 ( ZCP xv 310 § 5 ). amail cach n-oscar, Laws ii 118 y (oppd. to skilled or professional craftsmen). is torbe do oscraib, Fél. Ep. 77 (`the ignorant', i.e. the laity, oppd. to `súid' sages, i.e. churchmen, 81 ). osgar amhrois (one igno- rant of the rules of poetry), Sits 1919 v 92 § 9 . Transf. of an animal: creabhar osccar antuiccseach `silly', Buile S. 74.17 .

(c) a foe, enemy (esp. an unknown one or stranger): Dia . . . dom choimhed . . . ar athais, ar oscar, ZCP x 347 z . mad comaes nodcorad fris . . . ní bérad a oscur slán | coscur laích isa lechtain his opponent would not have carried off unscathed the spoils of the warrior whose grave is here, Met. Dinds. iv 132. 19 (of Oenfer Aífe slain by his father). a glass ar oscaraib Erenn bolt against Erin's invaders, Bruchst. i § 31 = IT iii 73 § 30 . oscar .i. fear comhraic, O'Cl.

(d) in late poetry a warrior, hero (sense prob. influenced by npr. Oscar): do bhíodh dom oscar-sa . . . spor is lann is lannsa, Hackett xxxix 287. dorinn éacht nár fhéadsad osgair, O'Bruad. ii 184.7 , cf. 94.14 .

2 Oscar

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Forms: Oscar, Oscur, Osccur, Osgar, Oscair

o,npr. m. (same word as preceding? or < os-car ` deer- loving '? see Ériu v 65 n .) name of son of Oisín and grandson of Find m. Cumaill: written variously Oscar, Oscur, Osccur, Osgar (Acall., Fianaig., CF pass.); v s. a Oscair , Acall. 1032.

3 oscar

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n leap see oscor.

oscarda

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adj io,iā. (1 oscar)

(a) unprofessional, `lay', untrained : int ascurda nó in tuata, Hy. v 28 Comm. ( Thes. ii 334 ). oscurda .i. tuathamail ut est tucas uirlisi an gabann don mac oscarda bai occa, H. 4.22 p. 67b ( O'C. 2074 ). filideacht osgarda, Auraic. 2462 (oppd. to f. eladnach; unprofessional, artless? or vernacular, i.e. not composed in a `prímbérla'?).

(b) in late poetry and heroic romance, warrior-like, heroic : an ḟian amra ḟial oscurdha, Acall. 1395. don fhial asgordha, Ériu v 64.186 (of a chief). brugh na n-onchon n-oscardha, Hackett xxxix 223. superl. rob iat . . . ba hoscarda innell `most warlike in array', MR 216.18 . Of appearance: gnúis . . . áluinn osgurda `august', Ériu iv 218.2 . do cromadar na haidhthi [= haighthe] arda oscurtha, CF 559. pearsa os- gardha ┐ neart adhbhal cuirp, TSh. 2424. don naeidin ōig oscurda (of the infant Jesus), Arch. iii 245 § 25. Of animals: damh osgardha allta, ZCP vi 293.13 . eich ána osc- cardha, Misc. Hag. Hib. 39 § 55. Of things: tugsat gáire arda osgurdo, Fianaig. 88.28 . néall aoibhinn osgarrdha na maidne, ML 126.13 . Adv. ro éirig go hurmaisnech oscarda, Caithr. Toirdh. 39.16 . oscardha `tall, puissant, active, brave', P. O'C.

oscardacht

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n f. abstr. of oscarda: aiged in airdrig . . . cona háilli ┐ cona hoscardacht ` augustness ', MR 114.18 .

osclad

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o and u,m. (vn. of osclaid) with prosthetic f, fosclad. osgladh (g s. -aidh, -alta), IGT Dec. § 106. The act of opening : oscladh na mara ré gcloinn Israel, Keat. ii 342. ar súile dh'osgladh, Matth. xx 33. fosgladh mo bhéil, Prov. viii 6.

osclaid

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v ā. (late form of oslaicid, through metathesis) also with prosthetic f, fosclaid. Opens : oscail do ṡúil! Prov. xx 13. go n-osgaltar dorus nimhe, TSh. 5245. oisgeolaidh mo tumba, Mart. Don. 156.10 . gibe neach oiscceolus dorus an atha, BNnÉ 243 z . do fosccuil dorus an átha, 244.4 . in sliasait nar fhoscclais frimsa `which thou didst not lift in my honour', 325 § 42 = an chos na ro atraighis, St. ro fhosclastair glomair na chraes, TTebe 601 . Fig. oisceol-sa cuis firinnech tuili srota Nil I will disclose, ITS xiv 52.24 .

oscor

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m. (vn. of od- scar- `part, depart', Ped. ii 614 ) a leap, bound : oscur .i. leim, Corm. Y 1031. O'Dav. 774 (osgar). rob oebind in t-oscur .i. in leim rucsat a pianaib in tsoegail hi failte, Fél.2 xxiv (gl. on Prol. 63 ). co llotar [a eich] isin loch . . . Bid he sin a oscur dedenach, Trip. 220.6 . co ruc [Rabecca] a hoscor co glan | do chosnom na bennachtan, SR 2839 (made a bound, i.e. attempt?). focheird C. mor-oscur de, TBC 6037. Loch nÉrne, ard a oscur `high its leap', Met. Dinds. iii 460.1 (quoted by O'Cl. with gl.: is ard lingeas e).

ósda

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x and derivv. see ósta.

oslaicid

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Forms: asoilgi, asoilge, asoilg, asoilgg, asoelc, atn-oilc, adrolaic, arosailci, foslaicid, oslaic-, oscail-, oslucud, oslaicther

v i, enclitic form of od- ess- lēic-, Ped. ii 563 ; in O.Ir. the preverbs are inverted in orthotonic forms: 3 s. pres. asoilgi, Corm. 26.22 = asoilge, Corm. Y 803. asoilg, TBC2 394 . asoilgg, 396 . asoelc, Ériu iii 140.178 . atn-oilc, LU 11025 . Cf. 3 s. pret. adrolaic, LU 9103 = FB 85 (ad- for ess-). The 3 s. pret. -forslaic, Trip. 82.1 , SR 7399 , -farslaic, 7319 may represent the vb. arosailci (ar- od- ess- lēic-).

In Mid.Ir. treated as a simple vb., occas. with prosthetic f foslaicid; later through metathesis oslaic- > oscail- (see osclaid). vn. oslucud.

(a) opens : oslacid a scrín, PH 1080. ónd úair oslaices Héli in lebor, FA 33. hoslaic róm dorus Parduis! SR 1270. cia oslac rót though I open to thee, 1273 = cia oslaicer, LB 111a9 = MacCarthy 54.3 (depon. form). in tan ra oslaici-siu in ṁbossan, LL 251b13 ( TBFr. 338 ), cf. ZCP iv 44.9 . ro foslaic in chathair, Ériu ii 24 § 6 (f added later). ro fhoslaigset . . . in dorus, Aen. 2264. pass. oslaicther dún dond archon, TBC 1006 . co n-oslaictea dorus ithfrin and in uair sin, Laws i 6.12 (text). ro hoslaicit clusala ifrind, TTebe 1657 . Intrans.: oslaigid . . . fuindeoga esca as aeoir, Arch. iii 244 y . ro oslaic in talam, TTebe 2941 . Fig. asoilge laith lochbronda ale un- locks dark breasts, Corm. Y 803.

(b) lets loose, releases , with DE (DO) of pers., the orig. obj. (bonds, prison, etc.) being omitted: oslaicet aingil Dé dib let . . . release them, PH 2208. is do-side ro oslaic angeal whom the angel set free, Cog. 18.1 . ro foslaiced dib ar cind a n-etire, RC xviii 164.25 . With acc.: ro lil in doíri sin forsna cellaib conda-forslaic Nuada `till N. released them', Trip. 82.1 . dian- forslaic angel Dé | a cosraib, a cumrigib, SR 7399 , cf. 7319 .

oslaicthe

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adj io,iā. (part. of oslaicid) opened, open : ciar bo oebela oslaicthi dorus na cathrach, TBC 1033. onchú oslaicthi unfurled, 3868 St. súli oslacthi, PH 7531. craes oslaicthi, TTebe 2072 .