piseacla

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n (? Lat. *bisaciola or *bisaccula, Celtica iv 85 ) (alms) bag (?): dēan-sa tuinne do cheangal do chresuibh iarnaidhe uile ┐ piseacla do cheangal isan tuna sin mur an gcēadhna, ┐ a’ naoidh beag do chur isan bpiseacla 'bind a cask all about with iron hoops and tie a piseacla in the cask likewise, and put the little infant into the piseacla ' Celtica iv 67.86 . do fosgladh an tunna risan ab ┐ do-frith an piseacla ann 'the cask was opened by the abbot and the piseacla … was found inside ' 68.138 . do-fritheadh a' naoidh … ann agus .x. bponta d’ōr fon’ cheann agus a dhā chudrum d’airgead fona chosaibh ┐ litrecha (sgrībhtha isin b)piseacla 'in it they found the … child … with ten pounds of gold under his head and twice as much silver under his feet and letters in the piseacla ' 68.140 .

piséan, (piseán)

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n m. name of a weed, tares or vetch ? piseán na póite (a useless plant), Eochairsg. 3 , 4 . cruithneacht chaoch . . . lán do chogal nó do phiséan, TSh. 4654 .

piséanach

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n f. pulse (peas, lentils): pisenach dhóite, 2 Sam. xvii 28 .

piseóc, (pisóc)

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Forms: piseóga

n f. a charm or spell; used in pl. sorcery, witchcraft: fuba n-imda .i. pisoca isin lepuid, Laws i 180.24 Comm. fromadh na pisoc, ib. 31 . piseóga magic, Parrth. Anma 145.3 . cia dhorinne pisóga dhaoibh? who hath bewitched you? Galat. iii 1 . sechnaidh [an diamont] . . . ar piseócaib, Maund. 139 . a cur dochum bais . . . le piseógaibh, BCC § 264 . lucht piseog sorcerers, O'Gr. Cat. 37.6 . lucht na bpiseocc, Ériu v 134.76 .

piseócach

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adj o, ā. pertaining to or using sorcery : crannchar piseo- gach, ITS xix 18.4 . bean phiseógach a witch , Exod. xxii 18 . Cf. Eg. Gl. 369 .

pissire

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n a kind of balance or apparatus for estimating a small weight ? pissire .i. piss-aire .i. crand lethanchend bís oc tomus anepinginde tomais .i. comthrom vii. ngráine fhírcruithnechta . . . Oenphengind din aire in chraind sin, Corm. p. 35 - 6 ; perh. a wooden spatula or spoon for measuring the grains of wheat. piosaire `the weight of 7 wheat-corns or the third of a scruple . . . also a kind of broad-headed beam or bar for weighing', P. O'C. cf. pís.

pistal

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n o,m. (Eng. loan-word) a pistol : do dhéana mé malairt pistil leat, GJ iii 50b (Stair E. Uí Clérigh). trup marcshlaighi . . . go pistaloibh, Fl. Earls 32.2 . da mpiostaluibh, Rel. Celt. ii 194.17 .

pistol

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Forms: peisteal

n m. (acc. to Meyer RC xii 467 < Lat. pistellum `campanae clava ferrea', Du Cange ; cf. Eng. pestle) a peg : pistoll .i. bís toll .i. toll bis and. No toll imbi sé, Corm. Y 1068 (i.e. it goes into a hole?). pistul iairnd a[s] sithremithir cuing . . . a cind cecha slabraide, LU 7744 = BDD 130 (`pestle'). pistal cuinge, IT iii 101 § 181 . Cf. mod. peisteal `a pestle', P. O'C. , Dinneen.

pít

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Forms: fit, fita, fíta, fitta, pite

n [i,m., later f.?] (see LEIA P-10 , but according to Isaac fít is the older form and is a loan from Lat. uita 'life', whence 'the ration of food necessary to keep the body alive', Ériu liii 152 .) also fit: g s. ind fita , Mon. Tall. 152.10 . fíta, 151.24 . fitta, 156.18 . pite, LB 11a1 .

A small quantity of food, a light meal or collation : pít .i. proind, Corm. p. 21 s.v. fogamur. pit proind nach mor, Met. Gl. 33 § 15 . pid .i. proind bec, Lec. Gl. 531 . piid proind, Laws v 22.17 Comm. uita .i. fit, Corm. Y 576 . fit a uita , O'Mulc. 546 . fit .i. proinn no tomhaltas, O'Cl. ? for doborfiit on water diet (?), Thes. ii 38.29 (of penitential régime; edd. Thes. sug- gest: for dobor ┐ ith). bo blegar fri fit `which is milked for a repast', Laws v 260.3 ; glossed .i. fri feit na mna no risin roinn [leg. proinn?] mbicc, ib. 10 . Generally of monastic rations : ni molathar som ind troscud, is ferr lais ind fit mesraigti dogres, Mon. Tall. 68 . bithfer fíta na riaglae one who keeps to the prescribed ration, 63 . conid ferr do anmain in phit beac min quam in phit mór anmin, Rule of Céli Dé § 39 . tormach pite, ib. ( LB 10b51 , 11a1 ). iomthórmach fíde aráin, Rule of Tall. 2.19 . pit ind aisi graid bis oc pennind, Ériu vii 142.1 . saethor coimsi, fit cosmuil, ZCP vii 311 § 14 . uilliu fit na n-opreóire, xiii 27.24 (i.e. monks engaged in manual labour have a larger ration). for tercphit on meagre rations, Fél. Sep. 8 (-pit, -fit, -fít v.l.). le fe[i]l mairtir nocho tercbít, Anecd. i 64 § 122 .

pit, (put)

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Forms: pit

n a pit, hollow (? the female pudenda)? putte a putteo [= Lat. puteo] .i. cuthe, ut dicitur pit a puteo .i. brēnaim, Corm. Y 1060 (= Lat. cunnus, acc. to Corm. Tr. p. 138 ). pit a puteo .i. on cuithe dicitur put, H. 3.18 p. 77 ( O'C. 132 ). pit `a woman's privity ', P. O'C. pit `a dyke, hollow, female privities ', O'R. (also puite). See putte.

pítech

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adj o, ā (humorous formation from pít) (As subst.) person who has meagre rations, scrounger: a phítig phaitig phíanánaig 'you starving fellow, scrounging around bottles and bags' EIS 152 § 48 .