pósad

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u,m. (vn. of pósaid) the act of marrying or espousing, marriage : co rinne [Dia] pósad er tús iter Adám ┐ Eua, PH 7772 . ord in phósta, 7771 . luach in posta (i.e. the recompense given to the priest for marrying a couple), Acall. 7834 . ro badur ag eistecht risin posad sin, ZCP vi 283.6 (of a declara- tion of mutual love, not a marriage by rite). do gabhad lā docum posta eturra, 64 y . do feronn phusta ( land given as marriage-portion ), ALC i 350.20 . pósadh bliadhna a marriage contract for a year, Keat. i 62.14 . A wedding : dochúadar do chum an fpósda, Matth. xxv 10 .

pósaid

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v ā. (Romance loan-word < Lat. spons-are Ped. i 206 ; not found in earlier Mid.Ir.) marries, espouses : pósaid fer ben, PH 7789 . is í a ben gáeil fen phósas, 7790 . nír pósta h'athair ┐ do máthair re cheli, 2659 (pret. pass.). do phósas bean (= uxorem duxi), TSh. 7557 . an tí lér posadh bean, 7555 . rom possadh do reir in reachta I was espoused, Fl. Earls 116.14 . Of bestow- ing in marriage : do phós a inghean féin ris, Keat. ii 649 . gorub é a n-athair fen do pós re C. iad, BCC § 66 . Of the priest: ro chengail Pátraic iat ┐ ro phós, Acall. 7832 .

See pósad and pósta.

posit

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Forms: posit, posit, posit, positi

adj i. (Lat. positivus) positive, of positive degree (gram. term): as posit , gl. positivum [adverbium], Sg. 39a28 . As noun, the positive degree : in posit , Sg. 41b3 . g s. hi luc posit , 45a14 . n p. positi, 45a2 , 3 . possit ┐ comparait ┐ superlait, Auraic. 643 .

post

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n m. (Romance loan-word) also posta, a post, prop : posd, úaitne, más `a base, pillar, undersetter ', Eg. Gl. 365 : posda a dteampoll Dé, Rev. iii 12 . Gen. in fig. sense: bud e . . . bus cend ┐ bus posda don eclais, BCC § 40 . ca posta is fearr dhar bhfosta a n-iath Éirenn what stay is best to support us, Ériu i 16.19 . post congbhala ┐ cothaighthe d'aos foghlama, FM v 1684.7 , cf. vi 1908.7 , and 2222.13 (cited under 1 port). a phosd cothaighthe is sé sin, TD 22a5 . énphost einigh Eireann, FM iv 690.12 , cf. Keat. Poems 1051 . v s. a phosd gáidh chagaidh d'íbh Cuinn `prop of battle', Ériu ix 10.115 . pl. da posda- dhaibh congmala `supporting posts', FM vi 2012.10 . ina postaighibh feramla a timcill Sir Gyi, ZCP vi 28.27 (of persons).

1 posta

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Forms: post-eachraidh, post

n (Eng. or Romance loan-word) post, courier or official conveyance : gur scrip in guibernoir le posta go righ Frangc, Fl. Earls 22.11 . eirgiss M. a posta go Pairis `post-haste,' ib. 15 , cf. 24.12 , 21 . baile posta a post-town , 76.7 .

Compd. post-eachraidh post-horses , 30.16. Mod. post (m.).

2 posta

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n post, prop , see post.

pósta

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adj io, iā. (part. of pósaid) married, wedded : fer pósta a married man, a husband, PH 7721 . ben pósta do chomarsan wife, 7764 . mac lánomna pósta, 2670 . lucht pósta, LB 147b46 . ar dtréigean a fir phósta, TSh. 1506 . fear mná pósta, Psa. xix 5 . triar ban posda three wives, BCC § 66 .

pota

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n m. (Eng. loan-word?) a pot : an pota órrgha, Hebr. ix 4 . dā pota .x. óir, Maund. 80 .

pótaire

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Forms: pótairedha

n m. a hard drinker, toper : dobheir an pótaire dúil don digh d'ól, TSh. 2005 . Prov. xxiii 21 . pl. potairidhe na bPleimeanach, Eochairsg. 3.9 . pótairedha, Mac Aingil 214.6 . a measg phótaireadh fíona, Prov. xxiii 20 .

pótairecht

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Forms: pótaireacht

n f. tippling, drinking to excess : ag ithe, ag ól ┐ ag potairecht, RC xxiii 18.18 . pótaireacht, TSh. 9372 .

potaitse

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n (Eng. or Romance loan-word) pottage, porridge : potaitse arna denumh do min coirce, Rosa Ang. 40.22 (potaiste v.l.). gne potaitse, 96.9 .